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The New Classics Series
Publisher: New Directions Publishing. Country: United States. Date: 1939-55.


The Great Gatsby (New Directions Publishing/New Classics) (image)

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
New York, New Directions Publishing, 1945 (New Classics series, NC9)

Hardback bound in grey cloth with blue spine lettering. Dust wrapper. Size: 16mo. 218 pages.


NEW CLASSICS SERIES (NEW DIRECTIONS PUBLISHING)
Series Note:
This series of 37 hardbacks with dust wrapper was promoted as "reprints of modern works of literature" (this phrase appeared on the back panel of many of the dust wrappers).

Serial Number / Title / Author / Other Details

NC1
In the American Grain by William Carlos Williams

NC2
A Season in Hell / Une saison en enfer by Arthur Rimbaud.
Translated by Louise Varèse. Bilingual edition.

NC3
Three Lives by Gertrude Stein
Introduction by Charles van Vechten.

NC4
The Longest Journey by E. M. Forster

NC5
A Room with a View by E. M. Forster

NC6
The Spoils of Poynton by Henry James

NC7
Three Tales by Gustave Flaubert
Contents: "A Simple Life"; "The Legend of Saint Julian Hospitaller", "Herodias".

NC8
A Handful of Dust by Evelyn Waugh

NC9
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

NC10
Amerika by Franz Kafka.
Preface by Klaus Mann. Translation by Edwin Muir. Afterword by Max Brod.

NC11
Nightwood by Djuma Barnes. Introduction by T. S. Eliot.

NC12
Selected Poems by Kenneth Patchen

NC13
Exiles: A Play by James Joyce.
With an introduction on the play by Francis Fergusson.

NC14
Prose Poems from The Illuminations by Arthur Rimbaud.
Bilingual edition.

NC15
Miss Lonelyhearts by Nathaniel West
Introduction by Robert M. Coates.

NC16
The Wanderer by Alain-Fournier
Translated by Françoise Delisle. Introduction by Havelock Ellis.

NC17
Flowers of Evil by Charles Baudelaire
Translations by Geoffrey Wagner. Introduction by Enid Starkie.

NC18
The Man Who Died by D. H. Lawrence

NC19
Selected Poems by D. H. Lawrence
Introduction by Kenneth Rexroth.

NC20
Monday Night by Kay Boyle

NC21
Selected Poems by William Carlos Williams
Poems include "A Coronel", "Complaint", "The Young Housewife" and "To Waken an Old Lady".

NC22
Selected Poems by Ezra Pound

NC23
The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

NC24
Reflections in a Golden Eye by Carson McCullers
Introduction by Tennessee Williams.

NC25
Poems by Wilfred Owen

NC26
Paterson by William Carlos Williams

NC27
The Aspern Papers by Henry James

NC28
Poems by Stephane Mallarmé
Translated from the French by Roger Fry. Commentary by Charles Mauron.

NC29
The Day of the Locust by Nathaniel West
Introduction by Richard G. Gehman.

NC30
The ABC of Reading by Ezra Pound

NC31
The Princess of Cleves by Madame de Lafayette

NC32
Selected Poems by Muriel Rukeyser

NC33
Under Western Eyes by Joseph Conrad

NC34
Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
Translated from the German by Hilda Rosner.

NC35
Nausea by Jean-Paul Sartre
Translated by Lloyd Alexander.

NC36
Selected Poems by Federico Garcia Lorca.
Bilingual edition.


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