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F. Scott Fitzgerald in the News

May 21, 2012 · No Comments

The online version of Esquire Magazine is republishing the essays that made F. Scott Fitzgerald’s book, The Crack-Up. Included in the online version are images of the original publication in Esquire in 1936.  To my mind Fitzgerald is the quintessential image of the modernist writer as tragic figure: haunted by success, substance abuse, turbulent marriage. To read Fitzgerald is to somehow think about THE WRITER in block caps–he still projects a life lived for literature still.  Some of the more recent things about Fitzgerald in the collection include:

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