Context

If for any reason you missed our first lesson on The Great Gatsby which set out the context of the novel, you can find the lessons here:

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Further Context for independent study:

BBC documentary on the life and works of F Scott Fitzgerald

short lecture on moderism

Modernism – Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald society

Vintage popular music and Jazz

Edward Hopper realist artist

American passages a literary survey

Great Depression and World War 2

Lost generation

The Roaring Twenties

Criticism and context on Memrise