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The Great American Novel: Hemingway versus Scott Fitzgerald : Dr Stephen Rogers

"Both Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald saw themselves as rivals for being the great American novelist in the century that was to be considered by many to be the American Century. Their fortunes fluctuated throughout their lives, and their literary reputations have fluctuated since their deaths. In this course we consider Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms (1929) and Scott Fitzgerald’s Tender is the Night (1934), as we take a look at their friendship and rivalry. "

Tutor: Dr Stephen Rogers

"Dr Stephen Rogers is a researcher and lecturer. He has held posts at the universities of Nottingham and Sussex, and was part of the team responsible for the Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines (2009-13). He has presented papers in Italy, France and the United States. His publications include writings on Ford Madox Ford, the history of the Poetry Bookshop (1912-35) and twentieth century literary periodicals, as well as selections from the poems of Harold Monro and William Collins. He is also a member of the REC Board of Directors"