The Great Gatsby

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Name: The Great Gatsby
Creator: F. Scott Fitzgerald
Date(s): April 10, 1925
Medium: Novel
Country of Origin: USA
External Links: at Wikipedia (book)
at Wikipedia (2013 film)
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The Great Gatsby is a novel by American author F. Scott Fitzgerald, published in 1925 that focuses on the main character Nick Carraway who moves to the fictional town of West Egg on Long Island. It details his interactions with his cousin Daisy Buchanan and her husband Tom Buchanan, their friend Jordan Baker, and the elusive Jay Gatsby.

Several adaptations of the novel have been produced over the years, including – but not exclusively – films, plays, and musicals. With a book becoming public domain, many fanwriters edited their works in order to publish them professionally, an example is irisbleufic and their work The Pursued and The Pursuing.


May be considered by some to be a small fandom, since 2004 different fanworks are being posted on AO3 until March 2022, accounting for almost 800 works in total. One of the most profilics fanwriters of fandom is Argyle, who posts mainly at LiveJournal under argyleheir account.

The 2013 release of the film, with Leonardo DiCaprio as Gatsby and Tobey Maguire as Nick, increased the popularity of fanworks and Lana Del Rey's Young & Beautiful theme song influenced the fandom as a whole. Fanarts and picspam became hits on Tumblr as well as vids on YouTube and TikTok


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