F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby (1925)
F. Scott Fitzgerald. The Great Gatsby. O.U.P., 1998
F. Scott Fitzgerald. Edmund Wilson ed. The Crack Up. New Directions, first published 1931
Malcolm Bradbury & David Palmer eds. The American Novel and the Nineteen Twenties. Edward Arnold,Stratford-upon-Avon Studies, 1971
Matthew Bruccoli ed. New Essays on The Great Gatsby. Cambridge University Press, 1985
Jim Cullen, The American Dream: A Short History of An Idea that Shaped a Nation. OUP, 2003
Susan Currell. American Culture in the 1920s. Edinburgh University Press, 2009
Ann Douglas, Terrible Honesty: Mongrel Manhattan in the 1920s, Picador, 1995
Ruth Prigozy. F. Scott Fitzgerald. Penguin Illustrated Lives, 2001
Leo Marx. The Machine in the Garden: Technology and the Pastoral Ideal in America. O.U.P., 1964
Peter Townsend. Jazz in American Culture. BAAS paperbacks. Edinburgh University Press, 2000
Bert Bender, “‘His Mind Aglow’: the Biological Undercurrent in Fitzgerald’s Gatsby and Other Works,” in Journal of American Studies, 32 (1998), 3, 399-420
Susan Hegeman, “Taking Blondes Seriously,” American Literary History, 7, 3 (Fall 1995), 535-54
Frances Kerr, “Feeling ‘Half-Feminine’: Modernism and the Politics of Emotion in the Great Gatsby,” American Literature, 68, 2, (June 1996), 405-31
Laura Barrett, “‘Material without Being Real’: Photography and the End of Reality in the Great Gatsby,” Studies in the Novel, 30, 4, (Winter 1998), 540-57
Jeffory A. Clymer, “‘Mr Nobody from Nowhere’: Rudolph Valentino, Jay Gatsby, and the End of the American Race,” Genre, 29, 1-2, (Spring-Summer 1996), 161-92
Tony Tanner, “Introduction” to the Penguin edition of the novel.
Some Relevant Chapters in the Secondary Reading
“The American City.” in Campbell & Kean. American Cultural Studies.
“Identity & Belief,” & “Popular Music,” in Mitchell & Maidment. the United States in the Twentieth Century: Culture.
“The Twenties,” in Bradbury & Temperley. Introduction to American Studies.
“Prosperity and Depression 1920-1940.” in Carroll & Noble. The Free and the Unfree.
“Outland Darts and Homemade Worlds.” in Ruland & Bradbury. From Puritanism to Postmodernism.
‘The Great Gatsby, glamour on the turn.’ in Richard Godden. Fictions of Capital: The American Novel from James to Mailer, CUP 1990.
F Scott Fitzgerald Society website - http://www.fscottfitzgeraldsociety.org/biography/index.html