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Critical Studies

The Great Gatsby

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Critical Studies by Kathleen Parkinson
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Kathleen Parkinson places this brilliant and bitter satire on the moral failure of the Jazz Age firmly in the context of Scott Fitzgerald's life and times. She explores the intricate patterns of the novel, its chronology, locations, imagery and use of colour, and how these contribute to a seamless interplay of social comedy and symbolic landscape. She devotes a perceptive chapter to Fitzgerald's controversial portrayal of women and goes on to discuss how the central characters, Gatsby and Nick Carraway, embody and confront the dualism inherent in the American dream.

Author Biography

Kathleen Parkinson is an author.
Release date NZ
October 1st, 1988
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Penguin Books Ltd
Pages
144
Dimensions
129x198x8
ISBN-13
9780140771978
Product ID
1684101

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