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The curious case of Benjamin Button and other jazz age stories

F. Scott Fitzgerald

The curious case of Benjamin Button and other jazz age stories

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Published by Penguin Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nineteen twenties -- Fiction.,
  • United States -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementF. Scott Fitzgerald ; edited with an introduction and explanatory notes by Patrick O"Donnell.
    GenreFiction.
    SeriesPenguin classics
    ContributionsFitzgerald, F. Scott 1896-1940., O"Donnell, Patrick.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3511.I9 A6 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 427 p. ;
    Number of Pages427
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23104736M
    ISBN 100143105493
    ISBN 109780143105497


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The inspiration for the major motion picture starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett, plus eighteen other stories by the beloved author of The Great Gatsby In the title story of this collection by one of America’s greatest writers, a baby born in begins life as an old man and proceeds to age backward.

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Tales of the Jazz Age Contents: The jelly-bean -- The camel's back -- May Day -- Porcelain and pink -- The diamond as big as the Ritz -- The curious case of Benjamin Button -- Tarquin of Cheapside -- "O Russet witch!" -- The lees of happiness -- Mr.

Icky -- Jemina. Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Other Jazz Age Stories (Book): Fitzgerald, F. Scott: Presents the title story about the curious case of a baby, born inwho begins life as an old man and who proceeds to age backward, accompanied by eighteen other stories set against the backdrop of Jazz Age America.

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A collection of F. Scott Fitzgerald's prized short stories. The stories include: My Last Flappers, The Jelly-Bean, The Camel's Back, May Day, Porcelain and Pink, Fantasies, The Diamond as Big as The Ritz, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Tarquin of Cheapside, "O Russet Witch," Unclassified Masterpieces, The Lees of Happiness, Mr.

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Year Published: Language: English Country of Origin: United States of America Source: Fitzgerald, F.S. () Tales of the Jazz Age. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Evoking the Jazz-Age world that would later appear in his masterpiece, The Great Gatsby, this essential Fitzgerald collection contains some of the writer's most famous and celebrated stories.

In "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," an extraordinary child is born an old man, growing younger as the world ages around him.

Check out the official The Curious Case of Benjamin Button () trailer starring Brad Pitt. Let us know what you think in the comments below. Buy or Rent. "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" is a short story written by F. Scott Fitzgerald and first published in Colliers Magazine on It was subsequently anthologized in his book.

“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” follows a year-old man who is destined to age backwards. Though Fitzgerald is best known for novels like The Great Gatsby () and Tender is the Night (), he also completed more than short stories.

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Scott d into three separate parts, according to subject matter, it includes one of his better-known short stories, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button".All of the stories had been published earlier, independently, in either Metropolitan Magazine (New York), Saturday Evening Post, Smart Set, Collier's.

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Button ends up finding only a costume suit, and when the child complains, Mr. Button is savage, telling his son, “You’ve made a monkey out of me!” The boy gives in to this rudeness with “a grotesque simulation of filial respect.” Mr. Button sees Benjamin as “a poor excuse for a first family baby.”.

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Other Jazz Age Tales audiobook, by F. Scott Fitzgerald F. Scott Fitzgerald, one of the greatest American writers, is best known for The Great Gatsby, considered by many to be the most important novel of the twentieth century.

But Fitzgerald also made his living as a short story writer, and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Other Jazz Age Tales. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Other Jazz Age Stories (F. Scott Fitzgerald) The girl was slender and frail, with hair that was ashen under the moon and honey–coloured under the sputtering gas–lamps of the porch.

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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. Written by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Narrated By Michael Scott. While most of us worry about the steady onslaught of old age, Benjamin Button had a much more odious dilemma.

Benjamin was born, in all appearance, as an old man. to in Baltimore, Maryland. Fitzgerald’s setting is an interesting one for a story of change and incredible transformation. Though it gets barely a mention in "Benjamin Button," the U.S.

Civil War is right smack at the start of Benjamin’s life (from ). While Benjamin is transforming, so is the social and political world around him. Over the course of his career, Fitzgerald published more than stories in the period's most popular magazines.

His second short fiction collection, Tales of the Jazz Age (), includes two masterpieces as well as several other stories from his earlier career. One, "May Day," depicts a party at a popular club in New York that becomes a.

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Scott Fitzgerald in Hearst's International Cosmopolitan (February ). Plot. The story centers on a young couple, John and Edith Andros. Feel the swing and sway of the Jazz Age in this collection of stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Beautiful and Damned explores the world of America’s upper class during World War I and the beginning of the Jazz y based on Fitzgerald’s relationship with his wife, Zelda, the novel centers around Anthony Patch, a young East Coast socialite who is heir to his."The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" argues that the age of one’s mind is entirely dictated by the age of one’s body.

Life, Consciousness, and Existence By presenting a rather unusual scenario (a man who ages backwards), "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" explores the nature of life, death, and aging in the rest of us.In "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" () by F.

Scott Fitzgerald, a child is born into nineteenth-century Baltimore an old father, a proper gentleman of means, encounters first the.