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Author Berman, Ronald.

Title Fitzgerald's mentors : Edmund Wilson, H.L. Mencken, and Gerald Murphy / Ronald Berman
Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2012

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Description 1 online resource (119 pages)
Contents Introduction : teaching and learning -- Edmund Wilson's authority -- H.L. Mencken's democratic narrative -- Gerald Murphy and the new arts
Summary Fitzgerald's Mentors is a fresh and compelling study of F. Scott Fitzgerald's intellectual friendship with Edmund Wilson, H.L. Mencken, and Gerald Murphy. Fitzgerald was shaped through his engagements with key literary and artistic figures in the 1920s. This book is about their influence- and also about the ways that Fitzgerald defended his own ideas about writing. Influence was always secondary to independence. Fitzgerald's education began at Princeton with Edmund Wilson. There Wilson imparted to Fitzgerald many ideas a
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940 -- Knowledge
Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940 -- Political and social views
Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940 -- Friends and associates
Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972 -- Influence
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 -- Influence
Murphy, Gerald, 1888-1964 -- Influence
SUBJECT Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940 fast
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 fast
Murphy, Gerald, 1888-1964 fast
Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972 fast
Subject Mentoring of authors -- United States -- History -- 20th century
American literature -- History and criticism.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General.
American literature
Friendship
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Mentoring of authors
Political and social views
United States
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011027756
ISBN 9780817386382
0817386386
9780817356934
0817356932