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Tales of the Jazz Age By F. Scott Fitzgerald

Tales of the Jazz Age
by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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This volume in the authoritative critical edition of Fitzgerald's works reproduces his second collection of short stories, Tales of the Jazz Age, together with several uncollected stories from the early 1920s. This edition includes a full record of variants, tracing Fitzgerald's extensive revisions, detailed historical notes, references and glosses.
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Tales of the Jazz Age by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald's second collection of short stories, Tales of the Jazz Age (1922), includes two masterpieces - 'May Day' and 'The Diamond as Big as the Ritz' - as well as other stories from his earlier career. Tales of the Jazz Age reproduces the original collection in full, along with several uncollected stories from the early 1920s, including 'Dice, Brassknuckles and Guitar', a 1923 narrative which closely anticipates the themes and characters of The Great Gatsby. In his introduction James L. W. West, III offers an account of the textual history of the stories, reconstructs Fitzgerald's decisions about which stories to include and exclude, and examines reproductions of surviving manuscripts and typescripts. He supplies a full record of variants, tracing Fitzgerald's extensive revisions to the stories, and he provides detailed historical notes, references and glosses.

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Tales of the Jazz Age Reviews


"Tales of the Jazz Age is a superb edition of classic literature that would grace any academic or library collection--and is 'must' reading for F. Scott Fitzgerald enthusiasts and fans." The Midwest Book Review

Table of Contents


Introduction; Tales of the Jazz Age; Additional stories, May 1923-March 1925; Record of variants; Explanatory notes; Appendix 1. Dummy table of contents; Appendix 2. Composition, publication, and earnings.

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GOR010098742
Tales of the Jazz Age by F. Scott Fitzgerald
F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Cambridge Edition of the Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cambridge University Press
2012-04-19
568
0521170443
9780521170444
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