The ‘Other’ Fitzgerald: Homosexuality and Race In The Great GatsbyUploader: Shalkree 1 month ago Subscribe 9
He cannot care about anyone other than himself. The story of the friendship between Fitzgerald and Hemingway makes a sad chapter in American literary history. By the time that famous first novel appeared in , Fitzgerald was engaged to marry yet another enchanting girl, Zelda Sayre of Montgomery, Alabama, the daughter of a judge and by all accounts a belle of shockingly unconventional behavior. The irascible Westbrook Pegler went so far as to accuse him of being a crybaby whose characters drank gin in silver slabs while they sniffled about the sham and tinsel of it all.