Fitzgerald Uncensored

May 7, 2014 | 1 book mentioned

F. Scott Fitzgerald was too provocative even for the 1920s. His short story collection Taps at Reveille was never published the way he wanted it to be. When the stories came out in The Sunday Evening Post in the 1920s and ’30s, all slang, slurs, and sexual innuendo were edited out. Now, almost a century later, we can read Fitzgerald’s original work in a new Cambridge edition.

is an associate editor for The Millions and an editor in Atlanta. She tweets at @temalone.

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