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The Great Gatsby Context

The Great Gatsby Context Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was born on October 24, 1896, and known as after his ancestor Francis Scott Key, the writer of “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Fitzgerald was increased in St. John, Mn. Though a brilliant kid, he did badly in university and was sent to a New Jacket getting on university …

The Nobel Prize in Literature

Nobel’s Will and the Literature Prize Among the five prizes provided for in Alfred Nobel’s will (1895), one was intended for the person who, in the literary field, had produced “the most outstanding work in an ideal direction”. The Laureate should be determined by “the Academy in Stockholm”, which was specified by the statutes of …