A great starting point for students or casual readers looking for a introduction to the themes and discussions on F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel, The Great Gatsby.
In-depth critical discussions of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel. The critical viewpoints presented in the volume cover a wide array of topics from issues of race in the novel to individual character studies. The Editor's Introduction explores the deceptive simplicity of the plot and the complex underpinnings of what makes the novel a true masterpiece. Several essays consider the cultural and historical contexts of Fitzgerald's work while critical comparisons link the novel to the poetry of Keats and the novels Daisy Miller and Passing.Start Now