'Gatsby's Defunct Clock and the Philosophy of Time'

Blazek, William (2020) 'Gatsby's Defunct Clock and the Philosophy of Time'. In: Literature and Modern Time: Technological Modernity, Glimpses of Eternity, and Experiments with Time. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 51-78. ISBN 978-3-030-29277-5

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Abstract

While previous critical interpretations of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby have analyzed the narrative's time shifts and fragmentations, this study turns to the philosophy of time as a lens to explore the novel's depiction of permanence and change. Thus, natural daily and seasonal cycles come into focus as counters to modernity's broken clock-time and destructive pace.

Item Type: Book Section
Faculty / Department: Faculty of Arts & Humanities > English
Depositing User: William Blazek
Date Deposited: 01 Dec 2020 15:34
Last Modified: 01 Dec 2020 15:34
URI: https://hira.hope.ac.uk/id/eprint/3200

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