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The Columbia Encyclopedia Sixth Edition 2001 Fitzgerald F Scott Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald 18961940 American novelist and short-story writer b St Paul Minn He is ranked among the great American writers of the Princeton among the glittering bored and disillusioned postwar generation Published in 1920 the novel was an instant success and brought Fitzgerald enough money to marry Zelda that same year 2 The young couple moved to New York City where they became notorious for their madcap lifestyle Fitzgerald made money by writing stories for various magazines In 1922 he published his second novel The Beautiful and Damned about an artist and his wife who are ruined by their dissipated way of life After the birth of their daughter Frances Scott in 1921 the Fitzgeralds spent much time in Paris and the French Riviera becoming part of a celebrated circle of American expatriates 3 Fitzgeralds obsessive dream of wealth and lost love is destroyed by a corrupt reality Cynical yet poignant the novel is a devastating portrait of the so-called American Dream which measures success and love in terms of money The authors long-awaited novel Tender is the Night 1934 a complex study of the spiritual depletion of a psychiatrist who marries a wealthy former patient although later regarded highly was initially coolly received 4 Fitzgeralds later years were plagued by financial worries and his wifes progressive insanity The author spent his last years as a scriptwriter in Hollywood Calif He died of a heart attack in 1940 at the age of 44 The Last Tycoon a promising unfinished novel about the motion picture industry was published in 1941 Fitzgerald also published four excellent short story collections Flappers and Philosophers 1920 Tales of the Jazz Age 1922 All the Sad Young Men 1926 and Taps at Reveille 1935 5 See The Crack-up ed by E Wilson 1945 a
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