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The crack-up : with other uncollected pieces, note-books and unpublished letters : together with letters to Fitzgerald from Gertrude Stein, Edith Wharton, T.S. Eliot, Thomas Wolfe and John Dos Passos : and essays and poems by Paul Rosenfeld, Glenway Wescott, John Dos Passos, John Peale Bishop and Edmund Wilson

Title
The crack-up : with other uncollected pieces, note-books and unpublished letters : together with letters to Fitzgerald from Gertrude Stein, Edith Wharton, T.S. Eliot, Thomas Wolfe and John Dos Passos : and essays and poems by Paul Rosenfeld, Glenway Wescott, John Dos Passos, John Peale Bishop and Edmund Wilson / F. Scott Fitzgerald ; edited by Edmund Wilson.
Author
Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940
Publication
  • [New York] : New Directions, [1945]
  • ©1945

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Additional Authors
  • Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946
  • Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937
  • Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965
  • Wolfe, Thomas, 1900-1938
  • Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970
  • Rosenfeld, Paul, 1890-1946
  • Wescott, Glenway, 1901-1987
  • Bishop, John Peale, 1892-1944
  • Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972
  • Laughlin, James, 1914-1997
  • Beilenson, Peter, 1905-1962
  • New Directions Publishing, publisher.
  • James Laughlin's library of New Directions imprints.
Description
347 pages; 24 cm
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dust jackets (Binding) – New York (State) – New York – 1949.
  • Essays.
  • Personal correspondence.
  • Poetry.
  • Literature.
  • Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc.
  • Correspondence.
Note
  • "A New Directions book" -- title page.
  • "New Directions Books are published by James Laughlin" -- title page verso.
  • R.A. Wilson publication date.
  • According to Bruccoli, four offset reprintings of the first edition were manufactured between 1945 and 1960, undifferentiated by the publisher.
Indexed In (note)
  • Wilson, R.A. Gertrude Stein
  • Bruccoli, M. F. Scott Fitzgerald (1972)
  • Carruth, H. New Directions reader
  • Harrison, J.A. Published for James Laughlin
Additional Formats (note)
  • Also issued online.
Binding (note)
  • Copy in Berg Coll 22-862 bound in publishers' beige V cloth; with original dust jacket designed by Peter Beilenson; price on front flap: $3.50; back flap lists 'The Great Gatsby' and other titles in the New Classics series; back of dust jacket list of "some unusual books": 'Stephen Hero," 'The books of Henry Miller,' 'Stories of Artists & Writers', and 'First Act'; New Directions address: 500 Fifth Avenue, New York.
  • Copy in Berg Coll 22-863 bound in publishers' tan V cloth; lacks dust jacket; top edge stained in red; New Directions address on imprint: 67 West 44th, New York City.
Contents
Echoes of the jazz age -- My lost city -- Ring -- "Show Mr. and Mrs. F. to number -- " -- Auction : Model 1934 -- Sleeping and waking -- The crack-up -- Early success -- The note-books. Anecdotes ; Bright clippings ; Conversation and things overheard ; Descriptions of things and atmosphere ; Epigrams, wisecracks and jokes ; Feelings and emotions (without girls) ; Descriptions of girls ; Descriptions of humanity (physical) ; Ideas ; Jingles and songs ; Karacters ; Literary ; Moments (what people do) ; Nonsense and stray phrases ; Observations ; Rought stuff ; Scenes and situations ; Titles ; Unclassified ; Vernacular ; Youth and army -- Letters to friends -- Letters to Frances Scott Fitzgerald -- Three letters about "The Great Gatsby" from Gertrude Stein, Edith Wharton, and T.S. Eliot -- A letter from John Dos Passos -- A letter from Thomas Wolfe -- F. Scott Fitzgerald / by Paul Rosenfeld -- The moral of Scott Fitzgerald / by Glenway Wescott -- A note on Fitzgerald / by John Dos Passos -- The hours / by John Peale Bishop.
Call Number
JFE 87-5343
LCCN
45035148
OCLC
3549388
Author
Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940, author, correspondent.
Title
The crack-up : with other uncollected pieces, note-books and unpublished letters : together with letters to Fitzgerald from Gertrude Stein, Edith Wharton, T.S. Eliot, Thomas Wolfe and John Dos Passos : and essays and poems by Paul Rosenfeld, Glenway Wescott, John Dos Passos, John Peale Bishop and Edmund Wilson / F. Scott Fitzgerald ; edited by Edmund Wilson.
Publisher
[New York] : New Directions, [1945]
Copyright Date
©1945
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Indexed In:
Wilson, R.A. Gertrude Stein, B36a-b
Bruccoli, M. F. Scott Fitzgerald (1972), A19.1.b
Carruth, H. New Directions reader, page 226
Harrison, J.A. Published for James Laughlin, page 13
Additional Formats
Also issued online.
Binding
Copy in Berg Coll 22-862 bound in publishers' beige V cloth; with original dust jacket designed by Peter Beilenson; price on front flap: $3.50; back flap lists 'The Great Gatsby' and other titles in the New Classics series; back of dust jacket list of "some unusual books": 'Stephen Hero," 'The books of Henry Miller,' 'Stories of Artists & Writers', and 'First Act'; New Directions address: 500 Fifth Avenue, New York. NN
Copy in Berg Coll 22-863 bound in publishers' tan V cloth; lacks dust jacket; top edge stained in red; New Directions address on imprint: 67 West 44th, New York City. NN
Local Note
Copy in Berg Coll 22-862 & Berg Coll 22-863 acquired from Leila and Daniel Javitch, 2021.
Chronological Term
1900-1999
Added Author
Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946, correspondent.
Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937, correspondent.
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965, correspondent.
Wolfe, Thomas, 1900-1938, correspondent.
Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970, writer of supplementary textual content, correspondent.
Rosenfeld, Paul, 1890-1946, writer of supplementary textual content.
Wescott, Glenway, 1901-1987, writer of supplementary textual content.
Bishop, John Peale, 1892-1944, writer of supplementary textual content.
Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972, editor.
Laughlin, James, 1914-1997, publisher.
Beilenson, Peter, 1905-1962, book designer, bookjacket designer.
New Directions Publishing, publisher.
Javitch, Leila Laughlin, donor.
Javitch, Daniel, donor.
Laughlin, James, 1914-1997, former owner.
James Laughlin's library of New Directions imprints.
Other Form:
Online version: Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940. Crack-up. [New York, J. Laughlin, 1945] (OCoLC)561676938
Research Call Number
Berg Coll 22-862
Berg Coll 22-863
JFE 87-5343
AN (Fitzgerald. The crack-up)
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