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Flappers and Philosophers (1920) [Collection]
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First published in 1920, Flappers and Philosophers marked F. Scott Fitzgerald's entry into the realm of the short story, in which he adroitly proved himself "a master of the mechanism of short story technique" (Boston Transcript). Several of his most beloved tales are represented in this collection of eight, including "Bernice Bobs Her Hair" and "Head and Shoulders," with their particularly O. Henry-like twists; the poignant "Benediction" and "The Cut-Glass Bowl"; and "The Offshore Pirate," the octet's opening and most romantic story. It is a collection of masterful short works from an American literary icon that led The New York Times Book Review to note that "[no one] can fail to recognize Mr. Fitzgerald's talent and genius." Pocket Books' Enriched Classics present the great works of world literature enhanced for the contemporary reader. Special features include critical perspectives, suggestions for further reading, and a unique visual essay composed of period photographs that help bring every word to life.


  • The Offshore Pirate
  • The Ice Palace
  • Head and Shoulders
  • The Cut-Glass Bowl
  • Bernice Bobs Her Hair
  • Benediction
  • Dalyrimple Goes Wrong
  • The Four Fists

Original title: Flappers and Philosophers
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

The following works are contained within this one:
     Ice Palace, the (1920) [Novelette]
      Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald
     Offshore Pirate, the (1920) [Short Story]
      Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald

Edition #1: Flappers and Philosophers

Flappers and Philosophers (1920)
Edition Details:

Language: English

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Flappers and Philosophers (August 2006)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Dodo Press
ISBN: 9781406509564
Dimensions: 5.8 x 8.8 x 0.6 in
Pages: 224

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Flappers and Philosophers (September 1996)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Pocket Books
ISBN: 9780743451512
Dimensions: 4.2 x 6.8 x 0.7 in
Pages: 245

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Flappers and Philosophers (September 1920)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
Pages: 269

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