The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Element Value Value Standard
dc.title The Great Gatsby
dc.creator Fitzgerald, F. Scott.
dc.subject Long Island (N.Y.)-Fiction.; Traffic accidents-Fiction.; Married women-Fiction.; First loves-Fiction.; Rich people-Fiction.; Mistresses-Fiction.; Revenge-Fiction. LCSH
dc.description This exemplary novel of the Jazz Age has been acclaimed by generations of readers. The story of the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby and his love for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan, of lavish parties on Long Island at a time when The New York Times noted “gin was the national drink and sex the national obsession,” it is an exquisitely crafted tale of America in the 1920s.
dc.publisher Scribner
dc.contributor F. Scott Fitzgerald
dc.date 2004-09-30 W3CDTF
dc.type Text DCMIType
dc.format Paperback book; 180 pages; 5.2 x 0.4 x 8 inches
dc.identifier ISBN:978-0743273565 (alk. paper) ISBN
dc.source http://www.amazon.com/Great-Gatsby-F-Scott-Fitzgerald/dp/0743273567/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1461976344&sr=8-2&keywords=great+gatsby
dc.language en-US RFC4646
dc.relation The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald originally published by C. Scribner’s Sons, New York: 1925
dc.rights All rights reserved

 

The Great Gatsby chronicles America in the Jazz Age of the 1920s. It follows Jay Gatsby and his love for Daisy Buchanan. There is wealth, booze, sex, and lavish parties. The book was challenged by the “Baptist Church in South Carolina because of its language and mere references to sex” (Banned Books that Shaped America).

“Banned books that shaped America.” Bannedbooksweek.org. Retrieved April 29, 2016 from http://www.bannedbooksweek.org/censorship/bannedbooksthatshapedamerica

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