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The Beautiful and Damned

The Beautiful and Damned
作者:[美] F·Scott Fitzgerald
出版社:Vintage
出版年:2010-08
ISBN:9780307476357
行业:其它
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内容简介

Fitzgerald's second novel, a devastating portrait of the excesses of the Jazz Age, is a largely autobiographical depiction of a glamorous, reckless Manhattan couple and their spectacular spiral into tragedy. Published on the heels of "This Side of Paradise," the story of the Harvard-educated aesthete Anthony Patch and his willful wife, Gloria, is propelled by Fitzgerald's intense romantic imagination and demonstrates an increased technical and emotional maturity. "The Beautiful and Damned" is at once a gripping morality tale, a rueful meditation on love, marriage, and money, and an acute social document. As Hortense Calisher observes in her Introduction, "Though Fitzgerald can entrance with stories so joyfully youthful they appear to be safe--when he cuts himself, you will bleed

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作者简介

菲茨杰拉德(F.Scott Fitzgerald,1896-1940)著名美国小说家。从1920年开始创作,以《人间天堂》一举成名。他的小说生动地反映了20年代“美国梦”的破灭,展示了大萧条时期美国上层社会“荒原时代”的精神面貌。直到1940年去世时,仍在创作作品《最后的大亨》,在他有限的创作生涯里,推出了包括《人间天堂》《了不起的盖茨比》《夜色温柔》等多部长篇小说和150多部短篇小说。

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读书文摘

一个有智慧的作家写作的对象是他同时代的青年,下一代的批评家,和再以后的学校老师。

“不要在乎任何事情或任何人”她说,“除了我自己,及我的延伸,和安东尼你。所有生命都依循这个法则而行,就算不是,至少我自己是那样认为的。没有人会为了我做任何事,除非他们因此而得到满足,所以我也很少为他们做什么”

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