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F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway: A Literary Friendship and
Rivalry for the Ages
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Joseph Luzzi / Bard College


The names F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway invoke two of the greatest giants of 20th-century American literature, the authors of novels that continue to captivate readers worldwide today. Less known is how their personal literary connection and friendship reveal key elements of their work and help us understand the themes of some of their most compelling writing. In this brand new presentation, Professor of Comparative Literature Joseph Luzzi will take us inside one of the most consequential friendships – and rivalries – in all of American literature, as we explore the dramas, emotions, and events connecting the legendary authors of works like The Great Gatsby and The Sun Also Rises

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