Complete Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald by F. Scott Fitzgerald

By F. Scott Fitzgerald

* annotated introductions to the works, giving contextual information
* illustrated with many pictures with regards to Fitzgerald’s existence, works, areas and picture adaptations
* all of the novels, each one referenced with its personal contents table
* the entire brief tale collections and every with their very own contents table
* total contents tables for the quick tales – either alphabetical and chronological – locate that certain tale quick and easily!
* infrequent brief tales formerly uncollected from periodicals and magazines
* comprises Fitzgerald’s poetry and non-fiction revealed within the periodicals of his day
* scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres, permitting effortless navigation round Fitzgerald’s works
* up-to-date with the incomplete novel the affection OF THE final TYCOON

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He had by this time given up his journalistic aspirations, having been repeatedly overcome by witnessing and attempting to describe the grizzlier events he had been sent out to cover. Following his father’s advice – “he seems always to have reason on his side, confound him” (L 53) – he enrolled in New York Law School in 1901. Throughout his fifteen years of residence in and around New York City – first as reporter, then as law student and clerk, then as an attorney in various law firms – the one constant was the ritual he began every Sunday morning.

The woman decides that the world would be much friendlier if we could accept that it was “all of paradise that we shall know” (54). Then, out of the blue, Stevens adds a new and unexpected dimension by saying that it will be “next in glory to enduring love” (54). The incredible and sustaining beauty of the natural world is, in a phrase that can be easily overlooked, subordinated to human values. Enduring love suddenly becomes the most glorious of all things, with the implication, perhaps, that its glory is a consequence of its rarity.

Bruce Kuklick (New York: Library of America, 1987), 36. 2. Ralph Waldo Emerson, The Letters of Ralph Waldo Emerson, vol. VI, ed. Ralph L. Rusk (New York and London: Columbia University Press, 1966), 200. 3. , 245 n. 4. Ibid. 5. Ralph Waldo Emerson, Essays and Lectures, ed. Joel Porte (New York: Library of America, 1983), 7; hereafter EL. 6. Wallace Stevens, The Contemplated Spouse: The Letters of Wallace Stevens to Elsie, ed. J. Donald Blount (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2006), 46.

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