The Uneasy Son—Fitzgerald and Lawrence

  • Myron Tuman


Tuman examines how two near contemporaries, F. Scott Fitzgerald and D. H. Lawrence, capture the key differences between the more traditionally romantic narratives of the adoring son (Fitzgerald) and the more contorted, knotted narratives of the uneasy son (Lawrence). The focus here is on a short story by each writer, Fitzgerald’s “Winter Dreams” and Lawrence’s “The Horse Dealer’s Daughter,” as well as on a major novel by each author, Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby and Lawrence’s Sons and Lovers.


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  • Myron Tuman
    • 1
  1. 1.New OrleansUSA

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