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11. Modernist Portraits

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F. Scott Fitzgerald - Selected Archive Items

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[4879] Anonymous, F. Scott Fitzgerald (1919),
courtesy of Princeton University Library. Portrait of F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Fitzgerald attended Princeton for three years before enlisting in the U.S. Army during World War I.

[4893] Anonymous, (F. Scott) Fitzgeralds on a Street in Paris,
courtesy of Princeton University Library.
Photograph of Fitzgerald with his wife, Zelda, and their daughter, Scottie, in an urban street scene. Fitzgerald was an expatriate Paris.

[4905] Anonymous, F. Scott Fitzgerald with Friends in Freshman Dinks (1913),
courtesy of Princeton University Library.
Photograph of Fitzgerald with two male classmates at Princeton, all wearing college jackets. Fitzgerald often wrote about educated and wealthy Americans.

[7822] Emory Elliot, Interview: "F. Scott Fitzgerald and the American Dream" (2001),
courtesy of Annenberg Media.
Elliot, professor of English at the University of California, Riverside, discusses Fitzgerald's mixed emotions concerning the American Dream. Some scholars argue that Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby describes the corruption of this dream.

[7823] Catharine Stimpson, Interview: "F. Scott Fitzgerald's Alienation and Drinking" (2001),
courtesy of Annenberg Media. Stimpson, dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Science, New York University, discusses heartbreak, drinking, and masculinity in the work and life of Fitzgerald and his contemporaries.

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