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Modern Literature

Damned Beautiful: F. Scott Fitzgerald Unexpurgated

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 07.06.2014 | Books
Anne Margaret Daniel

That Fitzgerald intended some of the stories in Taps at Reveille to be brutal and unpleasant is clear. The title itself indicates that we wake up to death. T It's also unsurprising to find Fitzgerald could use words as weapons, coarse language to create.

The Butterfly Art Of Vladimir Nabokov: A Love Story

Stephen J. Gertz | Posted 08.12.2011 | Arts
Stephen J. Gertz

Nabokov disliked ineffective, syrupy sentiment. Consider his butterfly drawings to Vera as mash-notes without the slop.