The great Gatsby
- Format: Pocket
- Språk: Engelsk
- Forlag/Utgiver: SD Books
- Nivå: Voksen
- Serienavn: Penguin modern classics
- EAN: 9780141182636
- Kom i salg: 26. aug. 2020
- Utgivelsesår: 2000
- Andre medvirkende: Fitzgerald, F. Scott (for)
- Utgave nr.: 1
- Emnekategori: Klassisk litteratur, Narrative emner: indre liv
In The Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald brilliantly captures both the disillusionment of post-war America and the moral failure of a society obsessed with wealth and status. But he does more than render the essence of a particular time and place, for - in chronicling Gatsby's tragic pursuit of his dream - Fitzgerald re-creates the universal conflict between illusion and reality. Like Jay Gatsby, F.
Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940) has acquired a mythical status in American literary history, and his masterwork. The Great Gatsby is considered by many to be the 'great American novel'. In 1920 he married Zelda Sayre, dubbed 'the first American Flapper', and their traumatic marriage and Zelda's gradual descent into insanity became the leading influence on his writing.
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