The Decline of Moral Values in the Jazz Age as Reflected in Fitzgerald's The Beautiful and Damned

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Hassan Al-Marwan


The Beautiful and Damned, first published by Scribner's in 1922, is F. Scott Fitzgerald's second novel. It provides a portrait of the Eastern elite during the Jazz Age, exploring New York café Society. As it is in his other novels, Fitzgerald's characters are complex, especially in their marriage and intimacy relationships. The book is believed to be largely based on Fitzgerald's relationship and marriage with Zelda Fitzgerald.


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Hassan Al-Marwan. “The Decline of Moral Values in the Jazz Age As Reflected in Fitzgerald’s The Beautiful and Damned”. The Creative Launcher, vol. 4, no. 6, Feb. 2020, pp. 33-44, doi:10.53032/tcl.2020.4.6.06.


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