By F. Scott Fitzgerald

ISBN-10: 2246799430

ISBN-13: 9782246799436

Nous sommes au lendemain de l. a. Grande Guerre. Le mal du siècle envahit les âmes. C'est l'époque de los angeles Prohibition et des fortunes rapides.

En 1922, Jay Gatz, devenu Gatsby, se retrouve fabuleusement riche. Personnage mystérieux, installé à manhattan dans une somptueuse propriété il est l'objet de mille légendes. A-t-il été étudiant à Oxford ? Est-ce un mafieux ? Elles n'empêchent pas les gens chics et moins chics, de venir en troupe boire ses cocktails et danser sur ses pelouses. Gatsby cherche à séduire Daisy, los angeles fiancée de Tom Buchanan, un millionnaire qui, contrairement à lui, a hérité sa fortune. Il cherche à l'éblouir, fait des dépenses folles. Mais c'est argent contre argent, vieille fortune contre parvenu?

L'ouvrage, publié aux Etats-Unis en 1925, est précédé d'une préface de Fitzgerald à une réédition de 1934, et suivi des trois préfaces mythiques à l'édition Grasset de 1962, par Antoine Blondin, Bernard Frank et Jean François Revel. Cette nouvelle traduction de Jacques Tournier a été établie à partir des manuscrits, des corrections d'épreuves et des dernières révisions de Scott Fitzgerald. :

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G. Frever, 2009; Rogers and Christian, 2007; Michlin, 2006; Enekwechi and Moore, 1999), or on racial issues facing non-Indigenous children (Bradford, 2007, 2010), leaving the issue of internalised racism untouched. Clearly, it has been neglected or perhaps ‘othered’ by both literary and non-literary scholars. It is my intention, therefore, to revisit this very issue through the eye of a fictional child, with CRT as my key theoretical frame, to seek new messages, viewpoints and positions on the issue of internalised racism and also, crucially, to seek to develop a new critical discourse regarding this silenced racial topic in relation to C&YA fiction.

In this book, this tenet and CRT’s Differential Racialisation, which is going to be discussed next, are two key tenets underlying most of the following chapters. Differential Racialisation This tenet certainly helps strengthen the fact that race is not a biological but socially constructed and manipulated category, as it holds that race, other than being socially constructed, is also constructed, at different times, in response to the shifting needs of the dominant group (Delgado and Stefancic, 2012).

In addition, a recent phenomenon—an African American presence in the White House, which is perhaps most historically, politically and socially momentous—has certainly helped create a global image of America as a 28 S.  1). With such progress made in law and politics, is it fair to say that America has now entered its post-racial era? Is a racially ambitious term such as ‘racelessness’ (Bernard, 2011) a fitting description for its current landscape? If so, should we not, then, give racism ‘a rest’ and move on?

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