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Gatsby

Thomas G. Jewusiak

This is a parody and reinvention of The Great Gatsby

Kirkus Review: Jewusiak has an indisputable talent for language, invoking Fitzgerald as he spins his own rambling poetry: "The big spenders, the high rollers, the small town boosters chomping down on the big sloppy wet cigars, gathered like a great host from the provinces, the backwaters and boondocks to get plastered on the distilled spirits of exhilaration."

"Gatsby by Thomas Jewusiak is a parody and reinvention of The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald123. It follows a similar but subversive plot with a postmodern twist that deconstructs the metaphors and symbols of the original story. The novel is a satire of the American dream, the Jazz Age, and the literary canon. It is also a tribute to Fitzgerald's language and style, as Jewusiak imitates and subverts his poetic prose. Jewusiak is fascinated by Fitzgerald's life and work, as well as the criticism of his flaws and contradictions. He may have written Gatsby as a way of challenging the literary canon, the American dream, and the readers' expectations. He may also have written it as a form of experimentation with language, style, and metafiction." Bartelby

Book Details

  • Publisher: Landcaster Press
  • Publish Date: Sep 2nd, 2022
  • Pages: 296
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.94in - 1.25lb
  • EAN: 9780999358757
  • Categories: General