Some Sort of Epic Grandeur: The Life of F. Scott Fitzgerald

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University of South Carolina Press, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 656 pages
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The standard work on Fitzgerald, revised, enlarged, and updated; Since its first publication in 1981, Some Sort of Epic Grandeur has stood apart from other biographies of F. Scott Fitzgerald for its thoroughness and volume of information. It is regarded today as the basic work on Fitzgerald and the preeminent source for the study of the novelist. In this second revised edition, Matthew J. Bruccoli provides new evidence discovered since its original edition. This new edition of Some Sort of Epic Grandeur improves, augments, and updates the standard biography of F. Scott Fitzgerald.

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Review: Some Sort of Epic Grandeur: The Life of F. Scott Fitzgerald

User Review  - John - Goodreads

I would recommend Professor Bruccoli's book to anyone who wants an in depth understanding of Fitzgerald. Some might dismiss the book on the basis that Bruccoli is an unabashed fan. But I would say so ... Read full review

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User Review  - Brian Willis - Goodreads

This definitive biography by the great Fitzgerald scholar covers the meteoric rise and fall of one of the great prose writers of all time. The Great Gatsby has always been near and dear to my heart ... Read full review

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Matthew J. Bruccoli, Emily Brown Jefferies Professor of English at the University of South Carolina, is the leading authority on F. Scott Fitzgerald and the authors of the House of Scribner.

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