OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

The Beautiful and Damned

ISBN : 9780199539109

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¥1,639
著者: 
F. Scott Fitzgerald; Alan Margolies
ページ
400 ページ
フォーマット
Paperback
サイズ
130 x 196 mm
刊行日
2009年03月
シリーズ
Oxford World's Classics
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The victor belongs to the spoils.' Fitzgerald's ironic epigraph to The Beautiful and Damned exemplifies his attitude toward the young rootless post-World War One generation who believed life to be meaningless and who pursued wealth despite its corrosive effect. Gloria and Anthony Patch party until money runs out; then their goal becomes Adam Patch's fortune. Gloria's beauty fades and Anthony's drinking takes its horrible toll. Fitzgerald here once again displays a wariness of the upper classes, 'an abiding distrust, an animosity, toward the leisure class - not the conviction of a revolutionist but the smouldering hatred of a peasant'. *ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

著者について: 

Alan Margolies is Professor of English at John Jay College, CUNY.

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