Course DescriptionF. Scott Fitzgerald, one of the most celebrated American writers in the first half of the 20th century, wrote what many regard as the quintessential American novel, The Great Gatsby—the story of a dreamer who believes that money and success are the keys to love and happiness. We read Gatsby, The Crack-Up, and six of Fitzgerald’s finest short stories, with additional critical and biographical literature exploring Fitzgerald’s life, his tumultuous marriage, his profound vision of America, and his madcap adventures (and misadventures) in 1920s Paris and Hollywood.
Mary Ann Wilson
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