Tagged:All posts tagged: F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Quotes

19 F. Scott Fitzgerald Quotes for Flappers and Philosophers

These 19 F. Scott Fitzgerald quotes encapsulate the American author's overarching view of the world in his usual dazzling, world-weary fashion.

Culture

Viola Davis Will Become Harriet Tubman for HBO Feature

Also in the Daily Blunt: Courtney Love's literary legal woes, the war being waged over ironic movie viewing, and questions about Hemingway's sexuality.

News

Careless People: The Real-Life Murder that Inspired ‘The Great Gatsby’

In Careless People: Murder, Mayhem, and the Invention of ‘The Great Gatsby’, author Sarah Churchwell suggests Fitzgerald was influenced by the New York Times headline murder of Edward Hall and Eleanor Mills.

Writing

Legendary Figure, Legendary Place: Writing Fitzgerald’s Final Years

Author Stewart O'Nan explores the oft-quoted maxim "write what you know" in relation to his most recent novel West of Sunset, a fictionalization of the final years of F. Scott Fitzgerald's life spent in Hollywood.

Writing

Romancing the Writer: The Higher Art of Flannery O’Connor

While writers are often depicted as tortured and victims of their self-inflicted maladies, Flannery O'Connor bucks the trends. Living an ordinary life but penning extraordinary tales, O'Connor's legacy remains a rarity on the writing scene.