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Stephen Burt teaches at Harvard University. He is the author of four volumes of poetry, including Advice from the Lights.
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F. Scott Fitzgerald is best known for his novels, which deftly revealed the cracks in the Roaring ’20s façade. Less well-known, but no less significant, are the Jazz Age author’s personal essays, which Patricia Hampl examines in this 2012 essay. Revisit it here in advance of Fitzgerald’s 125th birthday on September 24th.