Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 290: Modern Spanish American Poets 2nd Series

Dictionary of Literary Biography Volume Modern Spanish American Poets nd Series This award winning multivolume series is dedicated to making literature and its creators accessible to students and interested readers while satisfying the standards of librarians teachers and scho

  • Title: Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 290: Modern Spanish American Poets 2nd Series
  • Author: Matthew J. Bruccoli Richard Layman María Salgado
  • ISBN: 9780787668273
  • Page: 483
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This award winning, multivolume series is dedicated to making literature and its creators accessible to students and interested readers, while satisfying the standards of librarians, teachers and scholars The series systematically presents career biographies of writers from all eras and all genres through volumes dedicated to specific types of literature and time perThis award winning, multivolume series is dedicated to making literature and its creators accessible to students and interested readers, while satisfying the standards of librarians, teachers and scholars The series systematically presents career biographies of writers from all eras and all genres through volumes dedicated to specific types of literature and time periods Entries are written by experts in the field and include detailed primary and secondary bibliographies and illustrations.

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    1. Matthew J. Bruccoli Richard Layman María Salgado

      Matthew Joseph Bruccoli was an American professor of English at the University of South Carolina He was the preeminent expert on F Scott Fitzgerald He also wrote about writers such as Ernest Hemingway, Thomas Wolfe and John O Hara, and was editor of the Dictionary of Literary Biography.Bruccoli s interest in Fitzgerald began in 1947 when he heard a radio broadcast of Fitzgerald s short story The Diamond as Big as the Ritz That week he tracked down a copy of The Great Gatsby , and I have been reading it ever since, he told interviewers Bruccoli graduated from the Bronx High School of Science in 1949, and studied at Cornell University where one of his professors was Vladimir Nabokov and at Yale University where he was a founder member of the fledgling Manuscript Society, graduating in 1953 He was awarded a master s degree and doctorate from the University of Virginia in 1960 Bruccoli, who also taught at the University of Virginia and the Ohio State University, spent nearly four decades teaching at the University of South Carolina He lived in Columbia, South Carolina, where, according to his New York Times obituary, he cut a dash on campus, instantly recognizable by his vintage red Mercedes convertible, Brooks Brothers suits, Groucho mustache and bristling crew cut that dated to his Yale days His untamed Bronx accent also set him apart Grimes.Over the course of his career, he authored over 50 books on F Scott Fitzgerald and other literary figures His 1981 biography of Fitzgerald, Some Sort of Epic Grandeur The Life of F Scott Fitzgerald , is considered the standard Fitzgerald biography He has edited many of Fitzgerald s works, from This Side of Paradise to Fitzgerald s unfinished final novel, The Love of the Last Tycoon Bruccoli has also edited Scott s wife Zelda Fitzgerald s only novel Save Me the Waltz.While studying Fitzgerald, Bruccoli and his wife Arlyn began to collect all manner of Fitzgerald memorabilia Bruccoli owned the artist s copy of Celestial Eyes, the cover art by Francis Cugat which appeared on the first edition, and most modern editions, of The Great Gatsby In 1969, Bruccoli befriended F Scott and Zelda s daughter Frances Scottie Fitzgerald In 1976, Bruccoli and the Fitzgeralds daughter Scottie as Scottie Fitzgerald Smith published The Romantic Egoists, from the scrapbooks that F Scott and Zelda had maintained throughout their lives of photographs and book reviews Later in life Bruccoli and his wife donated their collection to the Thomas Cooper Library at USC The collection is valued at nearly 2 million.Bruccoli was general editor of the Pittsburgh Series in Bibliography , published by the University of Pittsburgh Press As part of this series, he produced F Scott Fitzgerald A Descriptive Bibliography and, with Richard Layman, Ring W Lardner A Descriptive Bibliography 1976 A working draft of the Lardner book was prepared in the summer of 1973 by Bruccoli.Along with Richard Layman, a Dashiell Hammett scholar and former graduate assistant, and businessman C E Frazer Clark, Jr Bruccoli launched the Dictionary of Literary Biography The 400 volume reference work contains biographies of than 12,000 literary figures from antiquity to modern times.Bruccoli continued working at the University of South Carolina until being diagnosed with a brain tumor, and died June 4, 2008.

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