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The Resource Gatsby : the cultural history of the great American novel, Bob Batchelor

Gatsby : the cultural history of the great American novel, Bob Batchelor

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Gatsby : the cultural history of the great American novel
Title
Gatsby
Title remainder
the cultural history of the great American novel
Statement of responsibility
Bob Batchelor
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
"In Gatsby : the Cultural History of the Great American Novel, Bob Batchelor explores the birth, life, and enduring influence of The Great Gatsby--from the book's publication in 1925 through today's headlines fillled with celebrity intrigue, corporate greed, and a roller-coaster economy. Batchelor explains why and how the novel has become part of the fiber of the American ethos and an important tool in helping readers to better comprehend their lives and the broader world around them"--Page 4 of cover
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In Gatsby: The Cultural History of the Great American Novel, Bob Batchelor explores the birth, life, and enduring influence of The Great Gatsby - from the book's publication in 1925 through today's headlines filled with celebrity intrigue, corporate greed, and a roller-coaster economy. A cultural historian, Batchelor explains why and how the novel has become part of the fiber of the American ethos and an important tool in helping readers to better comprehend their lives and the broader world around them
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10277355
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
813/.52
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3511.I9
LC item number
G8228 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Contemporary American literature
Target audience
adult
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the cultural history of the great American novel
Label
Gatsby : the cultural history of the great American novel, Bob Batchelor
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-294) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Why Gatsby matters -- Part I. The Faustian bargain : creating the Great Gatsby. A literary star roaring through the twenties ; Breaking bad : Fitzgerald's demise, 1925-1940 -- Part II. Gatsby in the American century. Gatsby reborn, 1941-1963 ; A grand illusion, 1964-1980 ; All that glitters, 1981-2000 ; Gatsby today, 2001-present -- Part III. Gatsby and the shifting American dream. The American dream ; Wealth and power ; Celebrity-- an obsession -- Part IV. Gatsby lives : the enduring legacy of the great American novel. Is romance timeless? ; A hope for reading and the quest for the great American novel ; Boom, bust, repeat : power, greed, and recklessness in contemporary America ; The Great Gatsby (2013) : the film -- Conclusion: Gatsby is America
Control code
5801421
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First paperback edition.
Extent
xviii, 299 pages
Isbn
9781442249073
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn903675273
  • (OCoLC)903675273
Label
Gatsby : the cultural history of the great American novel, Bob Batchelor
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-294) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Why Gatsby matters -- Part I. The Faustian bargain : creating the Great Gatsby. A literary star roaring through the twenties ; Breaking bad : Fitzgerald's demise, 1925-1940 -- Part II. Gatsby in the American century. Gatsby reborn, 1941-1963 ; A grand illusion, 1964-1980 ; All that glitters, 1981-2000 ; Gatsby today, 2001-present -- Part III. Gatsby and the shifting American dream. The American dream ; Wealth and power ; Celebrity-- an obsession -- Part IV. Gatsby lives : the enduring legacy of the great American novel. Is romance timeless? ; A hope for reading and the quest for the great American novel ; Boom, bust, repeat : power, greed, and recklessness in contemporary America ; The Great Gatsby (2013) : the film -- Conclusion: Gatsby is America
Control code
5801421
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First paperback edition.
Extent
xviii, 299 pages
Isbn
9781442249073
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn903675273
  • (OCoLC)903675273

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