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Twenty-First-Century Readings of Tender is the Night

William Blazek and Laura Rattray

Abstract

Bringing together established Fitzgerald scholars from the United Kingdom, Europe, and North America, this collection offers eleven readings of F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1934 novel, Tender is the Night. While The Great Gatsby continues to attract more attention than the rest of Fitzgerald's oeuvre combined, persistent, if infrequent, writings on Tender is the Night from the 1950s onwards indicate that, like Gatsby's green light, Fitzgerald's fourth novel continues both to perplex and intrigue. In addition to the inevitable biographical interpretations, the novel has, in myriad readings, been viewe ... More

Keywords: biographical interpretations, Great Gatsby, marriage novel, disturbed psychology, Jazz Age, American history

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9781846310713
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846314308

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

William Blazek, editor

Laura Rattray, editor

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