Posts Tagged: Great Gatsby

The Rumpus Interview with Jane Alison

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Jane Alison discusses her autobiographical novel, Nine Island, the value of truth in fiction, and unsubscribing from romantic love.

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Outing Literary Heroes

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Ever wondered about the sexual orientation of classic novels protagonist? Without much effort, several many of the main characters in Fitzgerald’s masterpiece can be read as gay: the flamboyantly fabulous party-throwing, clotheshorse Gatsby, with his closets full of pink suits; the unemotional, athletic, androgynous Jordan, Ester Bloom did, and took some of them – including […]

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Gatsby Forever American

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There another Gatsby adaptation in the works. F Scott Fitzgerald’s American masterpiece has resurfaced over and over again—as a couple films, as an orchestral production by the Madison Symphony, a theater piece, a spin-off novel and an opera. The desire to reproduce Gatsby might have something to do with its perpetual relevance. American excess, impending […]

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