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Reader's Companion to F. Scott Fitzgerald's Tender is the Night

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Tender is the Night, the novel F. Scott Fitzgerald worked longest and hardest on, has not achieved its proper recognition because the text is peppered with errors and chronological inconsistencies. Moreover, the novel has a concentration of references to people, places and events that most readers no longer recognize. In this guide to the novel, Matthew J. Bruccoli correct ...more
Paperback, 280 pages
Published August 1st 1997 by University of South Carolina Press (first published 1996)
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Tiffany
hugely informative; behind-the-scenes look at the writing, history, and structure of Tender Is the Night .
Carol
I did find some of the book helpful, but over all it was average for me.
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Handy as a reference guide for instructors (or for the highly obsessed).
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Oh the plight of the wealthy...
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Matthew Joseph Bruccoli was an American professor of English at the University of South Carolina. He was the preeminent expert on F. Scott Fitzgerald. He also wrote about writers such as Ernest Hemingway, Thomas Wolfe and John O'Hara, and was editor of the 'Dictionary of Literary Biography'.

Bruccoli's interest in Fitzgerald began in 1947 when he heard a radio broadcast of Fitzgerald's short story
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