Cocktails, Jazz and Flappers: Revisiting ideas of Sophistication and Class in the Gatsby Party

While in recent years I’ve focused more on forms of broad culture such as comedy and its relationship with politics, my undergraduate and Masters specialised in American literature, finding myself falling in love with the works of Sinclair Lewis, Hunter S. Thompson and Ernest Hemingway. However, nobody comes close to my love for F. Scott … Continue reading Cocktails, Jazz and Flappers: Revisiting ideas of Sophistication and Class in the Gatsby Party