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The Great Gatsby
 
F. Scott Fitzgerald,Evangeline Manickam(Ed)
Price : ₹ 175.00
ISBN : 978-81-250-6288-2
Language : English
Pages : 204
Binding : Paperback
Book Size : 140 x 216 mm
Year : 2016
Series : Orient BlackSwan Critical Texts
Territorial Rights : World
Imprint : No Image
 
 
About the Book

The Great Gatsby is a classic of American literature and continues to enthral readers more than ninety years after it was first published. This definitive edition of the novel – meticulously edited, annotated and introduced – provides contextual and thematic information, and employs contemporary critical perspectives. Supplemented with landmark critical studies by Jacqueline Lance and Leland S. Person, Jr., this edition of The Great Gatsby brings the text and its contexts closer to the reader

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Introduction

     F. Scott Fitzgerald: A Short Biographical Note as Context to Gatsby

     The Great Gatsby and the American Dream

     The Jazz Age

     Questions of Gender Politics

     The Trope of the Automobile

     The Language of Change and Turbulence

     The “Old Money” vs the Nouveau Riche

     Narrative Style and Technique

     Symbols and Colors

     Fitzgerald: A Bibliography

The Great Gatsby

Notes and Annotations

Critical Essays

     The Great Gatsby: Driving to Destruction with the Rich and Careless at the Wheel

     Jacqueline Lance

     “Herstory” and Daisy Buchanan

     Leland S. Person, Jr.

Selected Bibliography

Contributors (Author(s), Editor(s), Translator(s), Illustrator(s) etc.)

Evangeline Manickam teaches at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras).

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