Web-Site durchsuchen
Diese Seite verwendet Cookies für unsere Dienste, zur Verbesserung unserer Leistungen, für Analytik und (falls Sie nicht eingeloggt sind) für Werbung. Indem Sie LibraryThing nutzen, erklären Sie dass Sie unsere Nutzungsbedingungen und Datenschutzrichtlinie gelesen und verstanden haben. Die Nutzung unserer Webseite und Dienste unterliegt diesen Richtlinien und Geschäftsbedingungen.
Autoren-Bild. F. Scott Fitzgerald Papers, Manuscripts Division, <br>Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections, <br>Princeton University Library <br>(photo courtesy of Princeton University)

F. Scott Fitzgerald Papers, Manuscripts Division,
Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections,
Princeton University Library
(photo courtesy of Princeton University)

MitgliederRezensionenBeliebtheitBewertungFavoriten   Veranstaltungen   
114,526 (127,250)1,85558 (3.8)452
F(rancis) Scott Fitzgerald was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, on September 24, 1896. He was educated at Princeton University and served in the U.S. Army from 1917 to 1919, attaining the rank of second lieutenant. In 1920 Fitzgerald married Zelda Sayre, a young woman of the upper class, and they had a daughter, Frances. Fitzgerald is regarded as one of the finest American writers of the 20th Century. His most notable work was the novel, The Great Gatsby (1925). The novel focused on the themes of the Roaring Twenties and of the loss of innocence and ethics among the nouveau riche. He also made many contributions to American literature in the form of short stories, plays, poetry, music, and letters. Ernest Hemingway, who was greatly influenced by Fitzgerald's short stories, wrote that Fitzgerald's talent was "as fine as the dust on a butterfly's wing." Yet during his lifetime Fitzgerald never had a bestselling novel and, toward the end of his life, he worked sporadically as a screenwriter at motion picture studios in Los Angeles. There he contributed to scripts for such popular films as Winter Carnival and Gone with the Wind. Fitzgerald's work is inseparable from the Roaring 20s. Berenice Bobs Her Hair and A Diamond As Big As The Ritz, are two short stories included in his collections, Tales of the Jazz Age and Flappers and Philosophers. His first novel The Beautiful and Damned was flawed but set up Fitzgerald's major themes of the fleeting nature of youthfulness and innocence, unattainable love, and middle-class aspiration for wealth and respectability, derived from his own courtship of Zelda. This Side of Paradise (1920) was Fitzgerald's first unqualified success. Tender Is the Night, a mature look at the excesses of the exuberant 20s, was published in 1934. Much of Fitzgerald's work has been adapted for film, including Tender is the Night , The Great Gatsby, and Babylon Revisited which was adapted as The Last Time I Saw Paris by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1954. The Last Tycoon, adapted by Paramount in 1976, was a work in progress when Fitzgerald died of a heart attack on December 21, 1940, in Hollywood, California. Fitzgerald is buried in the historic St. Mary's Cemetery in Rockville, Maryland. (Bowker Author Biography)
— Biografie von Der große Gatsby
… (mehr)
Der große Gatsby 66,472 Exemplare, 1,083 Rezensionen
Zärtlich ist die Nacht 12,106 Exemplare, 176 Rezensionen
Diesseits vom Paradies 8,824 Exemplare, 82 Rezensionen
Die Schönen und Verdammten 5,716 Exemplare, 63 Rezensionen
Der letzte Taikun 2,547 Exemplare, 22 Rezensionen
The Short Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald 1,706 Exemplare, 10 Rezensionen
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 1,700 Exemplare, 85 Rezensionen
Babylon Revisited and Other Stories 1,215 Exemplare, 9 Rezensionen
The Crack-Up 878 Exemplare, 10 Rezensionen
Tales of the Jazz Age 762 Exemplare, 9 Rezensionen
Flappers and Philosophers 682 Exemplare, 14 Rezensionen
Die Liebe des letzten Tycoon: Ein Western 653 Exemplare, 8 Rezensionen
Pat Hobby's Hollywood Stories. 416 Exemplare, 2 Rezensionen
The Basil and Josephine Stories 269 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
Six Tales of the Jazz Age 263 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
F. Scott Fitzgerald: Classic Works 258 Exemplare, 2 Rezensionen
Lover! Briefe 258 Exemplare, 3 Rezensionen
The Diamond as Big as the Ritz [novella] 255 Exemplare, 5 Rezensionen
Für dich würde ich sterben 201 Exemplare, 2 Rezensionen
The Great Gatsby [and] The Last Tycoon 182 Exemplare, 2 Rezensionen
The Crack-up with Other Pieces and Stories 169 Exemplare, 3 Rezensionen
The Collected Short Stories 168 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
On Booze 165 Exemplare, 6 Rezensionen
Jazz Age Stories {12 stories} 157 Exemplare, 2 Rezensionen
Bits of Paradise 148 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
Der ungedeckte Scheck 146 Exemplare
Benjamin Button and Tales of the Jazz Age 121 Exemplare, 8 Rezensionen
Collected Stories: Lost Decade and Other Stories v. 5 (Autor) 100 Exemplare, 2 Rezensionen
Magnetism 95 Exemplare, 2 Rezensionen
Taps at Reveille 86 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
May Day 78 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
Die Straße der Pfirsiche 72 Exemplare, 3 Rezensionen
Tales of the Jazz Age {18 stories} 67 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
Bernice Bobs Her Hair {short story} 64 Exemplare, 3 Rezensionen
Gatsby Girls 64 Exemplare
A Short Autobiography 58 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
F Scott Fitzgerald on Writing 56 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
Stories for Summer 54 Exemplare, 2 Rezensionen
Winter Dreams 49 Exemplare, 2 Rezensionen
Love in the Night 47 Exemplare
St Paul Stories of F Scott Fitzgerald 35 Exemplare, 2 Rezensionen
The Popular Girl 21 Exemplare
The Great Gatsby [adapted] 19 Exemplare, 2 Rezensionen
The Offshore Pirate 19 Exemplare
La Sorcière rousse 18 Exemplare
Das Liebesschiff 17 Exemplare
Romanzi 17 Exemplare
The Ice Palace (Autor) 15 Exemplare
Forgotten Fitzgerald 12 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
Poems 1911-1940 9 Exemplare
Een dag in mei 9 Exemplare
Selected Short Stories 8 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
Head And Shoulders 8 Exemplare
Love Stories (Macmillan Readers) 8 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
The Cut-Glass Bowl 7 Exemplare
Five by Fitzgerald 6 Exemplare, 2 Rezensionen
Crazy Sunday 5 Exemplare
The Camel's Back 5 Exemplare
Winterträume 5 Exemplare
Thank You for the Light 5 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
Gods of Darkness 5 Exemplare
Three Comrades [1938 film] (Screenwriter) 5 Exemplare
The Late Gatsby 4 Exemplare
Benediction 4 Exemplare
Die Romane. 5 Bde 4 Exemplare
"O Russet Witch!" 4 Exemplare
I racconti 4 Exemplare
Porcelain and Pink 4 Exemplare
Short Stories 4 Exemplare
A New Leaf 4 Exemplare
Parties 4 Exemplare
The I.O.U. 3 Exemplare
The Sensible Thing 3 Exemplare
Fuori dai giochi 2 Exemplare
The Baby Party {short story} 2 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
Cuentos reunidos 2 Exemplare
El pagaré 2 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
The Four Fists 2 Exemplare
Noveller 2 Exemplare
An Alcoholic Case 2 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
A change of class 2 Exemplare
The Lees of Happiness (Autor) 2 Exemplare
PLAZERAREN GAU ILUNEKOAK 2 Exemplare, 2 Rezensionen
Festa da ballo 1 Exemplar
Mr. Icky 1 Exemplar
Sevecendir Gece 1 Exemplar
Cuentos rebeldes 1 Exemplar
Niño Bien 1 Exemplar
La longue fuite 1 Exemplar, 1 Rezension
Entre trois et quatre 1 Exemplar, 1 Rezension
"Une centaine de Faux départs" 1 Exemplar, 1 Rezension
The Hungry Ocean 1 Exemplar
Früher Erfolg 1 Exemplar
Jacob's Ladder 1 Exemplar
To Die For 1 Exemplar
El derrumbe 1 Exemplar
The Dial, Vol. 1. (owner) 1 Exemplar
Two Wrongs 1 Exemplar
Az ólomkristály 1 Exemplar, 1 Rezension
Den sidste mogul 1 Exemplar
F. Scott Fitzgerald : inscriptions 1 Exemplar, 1 Rezension
Novels 1 Exemplar
Kein Titel 1 Exemplar
The Best American Short Stories of the Century (Mitwirkender) 1,491 Exemplare, 9 Rezensionen
The Art of the Personal Essay (Mitwirkender) 1,284 Exemplare, 8 Rezensionen
The Best American Essays of the Century (Mitwirkender) 724 Exemplare, 4 Rezensionen
The Oxford Book of American Short Stories (Mitwirkender) 702 Exemplare, 2 Rezensionen
Fierce Pajamas: An Anthology of Humor Writing from The New Yorker (Mitwirkender) 676 Exemplare, 6 Rezensionen
Short Story Masterpieces (Mitwirkender) 612 Exemplare, 3 Rezensionen
The World of the Short Story: A 20th Century Collection (Mitwirkender) 439 Exemplare, 4 Rezensionen
Americans in Paris: A Literary Anthology (Mitwirkender) 282 Exemplare, 3 Rezensionen
Writing New York: A Literary Anthology (Mitwirkender) 262 Exemplare, 4 Rezensionen
The Treasury of American Short Stories (Mitwirkender) 252 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
100 Years of The Best American Short Stories (Mitwirkender) 232 Exemplare, 3 Rezensionen
The Penguin Book of American Short Stories (Mitwirkender) 176 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
Black Water 2: More Tales of the Fantastic (Mitwirkender) 145 Exemplare, 3 Rezensionen
Vampires, Wine, and Roses (Mitwirkender) 143 Exemplare, 2 Rezensionen
The Pocket Book of Modern American Short Stories (Mitwirkender) 139 Exemplare, 2 Rezensionen
The Norton Book of Personal Essays (Mitwirkender) 138 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button: A Graphic Novel (Autor) 130 Exemplare, 8 Rezensionen
American Wits: An Anthology of Light Verse (Mitwirkender) 127 Exemplare, 3 Rezensionen
The Saturday Evening Post Treasury (Mitwirkender) 126 Exemplare
An Anthology of Famous American Stories (Mitwirkender) 126 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
The Great Gatsby [1974 film] (Novel) 125 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
Read With Me (Mitwirkender) 123 Exemplare, 2 Rezensionen
Bedtime Stories (Everyman's Pocket Classics) (Mitwirkender) 108 Exemplare, 4 Rezensionen
Great Modern Reading (Mitwirkender) 93 Exemplare, 2 Rezensionen
The Great Gatsby: The Graphic Novel (Mitwirkender) 92 Exemplare, 6 Rezensionen
More Stories to Remember, Volume II (Mitwirkender) 91 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
American Fantastic Tales: Boxed Set (Mitwirkender) 89 Exemplare, 2 Rezensionen
American Short Stories (Mitwirkender, einige Ausgaben) 87 Exemplare
Stories My Mother Never Told Me [Random House, 25 stories] (Mitwirkender) 73 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
The Oxford Book of Travel Stories (Mitwirkender) 72 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
The Treasury of Science Fiction Classics (Mitwirkender) 69 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
The Last Time I Saw Paris [1954 film] (Original book) 68 Exemplare
Great Esquire Fiction (Mitwirkender) 68 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
A Treasury of Civil War Stories (Mitwirkender) 65 Exemplare
The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Concise Edition (Mitwirkender) 62 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
200 Years of Great American Short Stories (Mitwirkender) 60 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
Bedside Book of Famous American Stories (Mitwirkender) 60 Exemplare
Great Tales of Fantasy and Imagination (Mitwirkender) 55 Exemplare
More Stories to Remember, Volumes I & II (Mitwirkender) 52 Exemplare
Reading for Pleasure (Mitwirkender) 48 Exemplare
Art of Fiction (Mitwirkender) 48 Exemplare
Great Classic Stories: 22 Unabridged Classics (Autor, einige Ausgaben) 46 Exemplare, 3 Rezensionen
The Faber Book of Gardens (Mitwirkender) 43 Exemplare, 2 Rezensionen
The Bedside Tales: A Gay Collection (Mitwirkender) 42 Exemplare
The Oxford Book of Sea Stories (Mitwirkender) 42 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
A Quarto of Modern Literature (Mitwirkender) 37 Exemplare
Fifty Best American Short Stories 1915-1965 (Mitwirkender) 37 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
Luzifer lässt grüssen : teufl. Geschichten. (Mitwirkender) 35 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
Innocent Merriment: An Anthology of Light Verse (Mitwirkender, einige Ausgaben) 32 Exemplare
The Great Gatsby [2000 TV movie] (Original novel) 30 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
50 Best American Short Stories 1915-1939 (Mitwirkender) 25 Exemplare
Short Stories of the Sea (Mitwirkender) 25 Exemplare
The Best of Both Worlds: An Anthology of Stories for All Ages (Mitwirkender) 25 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
Studies in Fiction (Mitwirkender) 22 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
Love Stories (Mitwirkender) 18 Exemplare
Oz-Story, No. 1 (Autor) 18 Exemplare
The Girls from Esquire (Mitwirkender) 17 Exemplare
Love Stories: Classic Tales of Romance (Mitwirkender) 13 Exemplare
Story to Anti-Story (Mitwirkender) 13 Exemplare
31 Stories (Mitwirkender) 12 Exemplare, 2 Rezensionen
A Cavalcade of Collier's (Mitwirkender) 9 Exemplare
Moderne Amerikaanse verhalen (Mitwirkender) 9 Exemplare
Amerika, Amerika bloemlezing (Mitwirkender) 8 Exemplare
More Stories to Remember, Volume IV (Mitwirkender) 8 Exemplare
A Treasury of Doctor Stories (Mitwirkender) 8 Exemplare
Great Tales of City Dwellers (Mitwirkender) 8 Exemplare
Modern American Short Stories (Mitwirkender) 6 Exemplare
The Caedmon Short Story Collection (Mitwirkender) 6 Exemplare
Tender is the Night [1962 film] (Original book) 6 Exemplare
Bernice Bobs Her Hair [1976 film] (Original book) 6 Exemplare
The Fireside Treasury of Modern Humor (Mitwirkender) 5 Exemplare
The Best from Cosmopolitan (Mitwirkender) 4 Exemplare
Wives and Lovers (Mitwirkender) 3 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
The Great Gatsby [1949 film] (Autor) 3 Exemplare
Husbands and Lovers (Mitwirkender) 2 Exemplare, 1 Rezension
Modern Short Stories (Mitwirkender) 2 Exemplare
The College Short Story Reader (Mitwirkender) 2 Exemplare
Great Tales of the Far West (Mitwirkender) 2 Exemplare
Enjoying Stories (Mitwirkender) 2 Exemplare
Aces: A Collection of Short Stories (Mitwirkender) 1 Exemplar
Short Stories: The Nostalgia Collection (Mitwirkender) 1 Exemplar

Top-Mitglieder (Werke)

Lieblingsautoren der Mitglieder

Mitglieder: Ghost_Boy, TamasKiss, erbisoeul, esf1959, adnayllevhtur, AlisonY, griv1012, LyndsGriff, SolomonCinco, taniscarraway, SandraArdnas, JD_Grubb, batpigeon, ryndean, tcg17321, skavlanj, tayritch, TessLongmire, over.the.edge, ceremonials (mehr 432 anzeigen), ofthatilk, KeishonT, LaughingListener, okrick, ballroom, Myyst, ATFMCara, LeftyRickBass, sandy1980, Privates Mitglied, LACataldo, hillaryrose7, JacobHolt, karenwall, Theboardrider, Privates Mitglied, HelenP2, Privates Mitglied, gelatocartman, dew_enfolded, O_Hozomeen, sansmerci, JudithDCollins, Laura1124, mpenetos, Privates Mitglied, Karrie_Leigh, grosssl, Novodvorskaya, Privates Mitglied, Threadgoode, Mademoiselle_FiFi, carsonab, i_devour_books, shannon.dybvig, ericbishoppotter, pilon, maggieandersonwriter, Rob313, Erratic_Charmer, slpettis, Elizabeth.Reed, stgemma, Privates Mitglied, JLSmither, Privates Mitglied, Scott2013, KeithDixon, AlkaF, EmilyGC, Kegsoccer, Privates Mitglied, kellyslist, MichaelPugh, Calanthe, ejeisman, gossamerclouds, salonniere, SophieETallis, Sylak, literary.jess, tracey258, princesswithoutafrog, Privates Mitglied, CaLePo, splitmyspine, fact62, gangleri, Frank_Juliano, Privates Mitglied, Dustin.R, Wubsy, notyourkimmy, smcwl, ninaorial, JayGatsby101, jtmaude51, Desdichado94, circumspice, ellebyrne, gfsmith, EPoliti, Privates Mitglied, katielder, Privates Mitglied, Mr_Mojo_Risin, alanteder, Doodlebugs, erudat, DWallaceFleming, Privates Mitglied, LamontCranston, j_miah23, h8denloose, papercat, stbishop, David_Cain, gtg427s, CoreyHunt, Privates Mitglied, laFrapp, Jambyfool, starryeyed42, ReadHanded, lindsay7564, Her_Royal_Orangeness, Sammy3094, RalphWiggum, ColinKillerB, acmilne, thatgurlcarolyn, Lorilei, Privates Mitglied, Privates Mitglied, CountessDeWill, dragon4death, omboy, awcarroll, iuhoosiergirl, morganize, krobbins, amm245, Erinmavery, ErinWolverton, nighthawk4486, apenguinaweek, ominogue, RebekahElizabeth, Privates Mitglied, Jambalayajamba, ben.thomas, DeDeNoel, GYKM, nakushitaXotome, ginny.sweeney, Privates Mitglied, Privates Mitglied, mdeii, broken665, Taimergene, TineOliver, MissMorganLee, LordSebastianFlyte, GigiHunter, S3Arts, MikeD., literary.feline, errata, caurban, vothsco, kurtist, Opusnight, VirginibusPuerisque, Carls311, clairewiltshire, adelavoe, Eyejaybee, Eowyn1, rvdm61, Merdoc, pvixenj, 519885, readandbreathe, dangennoe, Sarahinrainbows, gothamgal, GlenyssT, Charging_Rhino, nanciewel, VivalaErin, LHH, ilakid, SkyGreene, DanaBrand, Privates Mitglied, sandykaypax, danizinha, Borg-mx5, bhuntftl, barbaraaa, AdrienneE, susanbooks, bobert84, K.J., Andrw, katiemullen, Schehezerade, Privates Mitglied, Diadeloslibros, debaser_1985, phillipjreese, pamela17, suchajazzyline, Privates Mitglied, KLmesoftly, nlndvd, sheilacody, lunajada, dmondavi, holly_golightly, Monkeypats, cashmereandcoffee, Myhi, bookfitz, grlevine, Distance, HollyMS, chspalding, newmoondrops, HHumbert, like_a_K_of_bricks, bzromine, sburt009, AttemptedPoet, somebluenotes, viachicago33, g026r, lindak.desertcrone, wodehousegirl, addictivelotus, katiebelle2882, ShaneDavis, twelvelemons, Siege, jenyfare, godcity, PapaDubs, a.michele, sandy87, camarie, mikahbeth, snipemonkey, michael.greenlee, beatlemoon, LisaBlue, readeron, youngsoulrebel, HeyItsCrystal, whiteriot, lukehoney, malloreeee, BeakerMini, sallymason, argotteditor, isherwood, mountebank, thisismebecca, mogs514, Privates Mitglied, lizzie324, jeffcrocker82, bitchesbrew, connor811, mileswinston, pastourelle, Alastair, Hannah77, thoughtfulape, bookinmind, CSMcMahon, absinthebride, pensivepoet, shleep, tmmeyer, antisocialiting, joemowens, falls, threnodymarch, andreasol, pattiebee, izartova, Lovecarvings, wonderland11, libellous, meggienina, Smeagol, EricCGibson, BroncoMom, The_Bookish_Ms.B, peachtreerd, asallan, odysseia, nboudreau, Privates Mitglied, fuzzy_patters, whymaggiemay, mghealy, changemyworld, israfel13, pm11, deftheenforcer, andymarhol, tivs, Privates Mitglied, spencerberus, goodmanbrown, Jessielindsey, codexcat, idyllicmelody, msargus88, natbeourfriend, Privates Mitglied, selfcallednowhere, bluetruedream, ImNotDedalus, Nikte, gowildboars, JLouiseC, elsebeok, mayreh, mygodimissyou, jlshall, imnotsatan, redbookforest, adrndack, pdebolt, cowmanrobert, dyoneo, Hihat_Harry, kateb2828, saroz, flanerie, Admiral, suncloud9, RemoteM, mariamarthe, Privates Mitglied, dkelly2, Privates Mitglied, MeditationesMartini, msvictrola, JonArnold, walshga, lukrezia, GigiD, SarLizCas, DameMuriel, mona13, meowmix, Oklahoma, carolinga, HarvReviewer, peer35, thedharmabum51, ArabellaDare, SirRoger, Geedge, meldee15, mazeface, gmeador, nog, Privates Mitglied, sinaloa237, wesh, coldbean, parcequilfaut, DeNote, citygirl, hjb, Privates Mitglied, darlee, CelesteM, Evangeline, gaskella, rmjp518, KKovach, jseger9000, saraannette, mparish, Privates Mitglied, JanWillemNoldus, phillia, KathyWoodall, cathyskye, Dr_Benway, Privates Mitglied, Molave, anotherjennifer, susanblackerkkila, LaurenP, Privates Mitglied, paugust, eheleneb3, DavidWeman, ForrestFamily, lizrstillwell, maria.owen, matthewdustin, ambushedbyasnail, Shantih, yoshtodd, afinpassing, baras, miss_read, mint910, innominate, Inkwell_Summer07, galacticfuzz, gizpiel, rmharris, misswinkle, entropica, wofford9498, Caroline_McElwee, annehobby, the_red_shoes, bwsf93, pivy, Caram, seawar, RedRose114, KristineLaura, stacylynn, Pallandra, BudaBaby, katrin26, Chamomile, jaipur1, misirlou, jess.icawright, yetish, Aerodynamics, PandorasRequiem, dmsteyn, Autodafe, Binny, davidabrams, nserven, cettaknits, wunderkind, aznstarlette, jcbrunner

Du musst dich einloggen, um "Wissenswertes" zu bearbeiten.
Weitere Hilfe gibt es auf der "Wissenswertes"-Hilfe-Seite.
Gebräuchlichste Namensform
Rechtmäßiger Name
Andere Namen
Land (für Karte)
Die Informationen stammen von der englischen "Wissenswertes"-Seite. Ändern, um den Eintrag der eigenen Sprache anzupassen.
Die Informationen stammen von der englischen "Wissenswertes"-Seite. Ändern, um den Eintrag der eigenen Sprache anzupassen.
Die Informationen stammen von der englischen "Wissenswertes"-Seite. Ändern, um den Eintrag der eigenen Sprache anzupassen.
Die Informationen stammen von der englischen "Wissenswertes"-Seite. Ändern, um den Eintrag der eigenen Sprache anzupassen.
Preise und Auszeichnungen
Die Informationen stammen von der englischen "Wissenswertes"-Seite. Ändern, um den Eintrag der eigenen Sprache anzupassen.
Die Informationen stammen von der englischen "Wissenswertes"-Seite. Ändern, um den Eintrag der eigenen Sprache anzupassen.
Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (September 24, 1896 – December 21, 1940) was an American novelist, essayist, screenwriter, and short-story writer, although he was best known for his novels depicting the flamboyance and excess of the Jazz Age—a term which he coined. During his lifetime, he published four novels, four collections of short stories, and 164 short stories. Although he temporarily achieved popular success and fortune in the 1920s, Fitzgerald only received wide critical and popular acclaim after his death. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century.

Fitzgerald was born into an upper-middle-class family in St. Paul, Minnesota, but was primarily raised in New York. He attended Princeton University, but due to a failed relationship and a preoccupation with writing, he dropped out in 1917 to join the army. While stationed in Alabama, he fell in love with rich socialite Zelda Sayre. Although she initially rejected him due to his financial situation, Zelda agreed to marry Fitzgerald after he had published the commercially successful This Side of Paradise (1920).

In the 1920s, Fitzgerald frequented Europe, where he was influenced by the modernist writers and artists of the "Lost Generation" expatriate community, particularly Ernest Hemingway. His second novel, The Beautiful and Damned (1922), propelled him into the New York City elite. To maintain his lifestyle during this time, he also wrote several stories for magazines. His third novel, The Great Gatsby (1925), was inspired by his rise to fame and relationship with Zelda. Although it received mixed reviews, The Great Gatsby is now widely praised, with some even labeling it the "Great American Novel". While Zelda was placed at a mental institute for her schizophrenia, Fitzgerald completed his final novel, Tender Is the Night (1934).

Faced with financial difficulties due to the declining popularity of his works, Fitzgerald turned to Hollywood, writing and revising screenplays. After a long struggle with alcoholism, he died in 1940, at the age of 44. A fifth, unfinished novel, The Last Tycoon (1941), was completed by Edmund Wilson and published after Fitzgerald's death.
Hinweis zur Identitätsklärung

LibraryThing Early Reviewers-Autor

F. Scott Fitzgeralds Buch The Great Gatsby: A Graphic Novel Adaptation wurde im Frührezensenten-Programm LibraryThing Early Reviewers angeboten.


Durchschnitt: (3.8)
0.5 57
1 577
1.5 108
2 1773
2.5 324
3 5825
3.5 1142
4 8602
4.5 809
5 7046


Über uns | Kontakt/Impressum | | Datenschutz/Nutzungsbedingungen | Hilfe/FAQs | Blog | LT-Shop | APIs | TinyCat | Nachlassbibliotheken | Vorab-Rezensenten | Wissenswertes | 182,863,492 Bücher! | Menüleiste: Immer sichtbar