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F. Scott Fitzgerald

1896–1940
Novels, stories, memoir, play, screenplays
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The Great Gatsby (1925)

The Great Gatsby (1925)

Tender Is the Night (1934)

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• "Bernice Bobs Her Hair" (1920)

"May Day" (1920)

"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" (1922)

"The Diamond as Big as the Ritz" (1922)

• "Babylon Revisited" (1931)

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Scott Fitzgerald's prolific output of stories for magazines early in his career was distinguished by one that was undoubtedly great, many that could be called interesting.... more

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Unbelievably, few people read The Great Gatsby when it was first published. In the roaring Twenties, its questioning of the American Dream may not have been.... more

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A tip for reading Tender is the Night. Don't try it right after The Great Gatsby, even though it was Fitzgerald's next novel. If you do, you'll be disappointed.... more

F. Scott Fitzgerald

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First appearance of works in book form

1920

This Side of Paradise Novel

Flappers and Philosophers Eight stories

"The Offshore Pirate", "The Ice Palace", "Head and Shoulders", "The Cut-Glass Bowl", "Bernice Bobs Her Hair", "Benediction", "Dalyrimple Goes Wrong", "The Four Fists"

1922

The Beautiful and Damned Novel

Tales of the Jazz Age Eleven stories

"The Jelly-Bean", "The Camel's Back", "May Day", "Porcelain and Pink", "The Diamond as Big as the Ritz", "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button", "Tarquin of Cheapside", "O Russet Witch!", "The Lees of Happiness", "Mr. Icky", "Jemina", "The Mountain Girl

1923

The Vegetable, or From President to Postman Play

1925

The Great Gatsby Novel

All the Sad Young Men Nine stories

"The Rich Boy", "Winter Dreams", "The Baby Party", "Absolution", "Rags Martin-Jones and the Pr-nce of W-les", "The Adjuster", "Hot and Cold Blood", "The Sensible Thing", "Gretchen's Forty Winks

1934

Tender Is the Night Novel

1935

Taps at Reveille Eighteen stories

"The Scandal Detectives", "The Freshest Boy", "He Thinks He's Wonderful", "The Captured Shadow", "The Perfect Life", "First Blood", "A Nice Quiet Place", "A Woman with a Past", "Crazy Sunday", "Two Wrongs", "The Night of Chancellorsville", "The Last of the Belles", "Majesty", "Family in the Wind", "A Short Trip Home", "One Interne", "The Fiend", "Babylon Revisited"

1941

The Last Tycoon Novel, retitled Love of the Last Tycoon

1945

The Crack-Up Essays, letter and notes

Essays: "The Crack-Up", "Pasting It Together", "Handle with Care"

1951

The Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald Twenty-eight stories, introduced and notes by Malcolm Cowlley

1958

Afternoon of An Author: A Selection of Uncollected Stories and Essays Stories and essays

1960

Babylon Revisited and Other Stories Ten stories

1962

The Pat Hobby Stories Seventeen stories

"Pat Hobby's Christmas Wish", "A Man in the Way", "Boil Some Water--Lots of It", "Teamed with Genius", "Pat Hobby and Orson Welles", "Pat Hobby's Secret", "Pat Hobby, Putative Father", "The Homes of the Stars", "Pat Hobby Does His Bit", "Pat Hobby's Preview", "No Harm Trying", "A Patriotic Short", "On the Trail of Pat Hobby", "Fun in an Artist's Studio", "Two Old-Timers", "Mightier than the Sword", "Pat Hobby's College Days"

1965

The Apprentice Fiction of F. Scott Fitzgerald Sixteen stories

1965

The Letters of F. Scott Fitzgerald Letters

1971

Dear Scott/Dear Max Letters

1972

As Ever, Scott Fitz— Letters

1973

The Basil and Josephine Stories Fourteen stories

1974

Bits of Paradise: 21 Uncollected Stories by F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Eleven stories by Fitzgerald

1979

The Price Was High: Fifty Uncollected Stories Fifty stories

1980

Correspondence of F. Scott Fitzgerald Letters

1981

Poems 1911-1940 Twenty-five stories

1989

The Short Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald Forty-three stories

1994

F. Scott Fitzgerald: A Life in Letters Letters

2000

Trimalchio: An Early Version of The Great Gatsby Novel

2001

Before Gatsby: The First Twenty-Six Stories Twenty-six stories

2002

Dear Scott, Dearest Zelda: The Love Letters of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Letters

2005

My Lost City: Personal Essays, 1920–1940 Essays

2008

The Lost Decade: Short Stories from Esquire, 1936–1941 Stories

2009

The Basil, Josephine, and Gwen Stories Stories

2010

Spires and Gargoyles: Early Writings, 1909–1919

2011

Dreams of Youth: The Letters of F. Scott Fitzgerald Letters

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Tales of the Jazz Age

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The Great Gatsby

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Tender Is the Night

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Babylon Revisited

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Ernest Hemingway

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The Sun Also Rises

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