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Babylon Revisited

In the short story “Babylon Revisited” by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Charlie Wales returns to Paris in the 1930’s to try to regain custody of his daughter who was removed from his care due to his drinking. The 1954 MGM film “The Last Time I Saw Paris” was loosely based on “Babylon Revisited”.

Call Numbers for Browsing the Shelves

  •  PS3511 .I9

Circulating Books

  • Baughman, Judith S. (Ed.). Literary Masters: F. Scott Fitzgerald Vol. 1. 2000.

                     Call Number: PS3511 .I9 Z68 2000

  • Bryer, Jackson R. (Ed.). New Essays on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Neglected Stories. 1996.

                    Call Number: PS3511 .I9 Z75 1996

  • Fitzgerald, F. Scott. Babylon Revisited and Other Stories. 1987.

                    Call Number: PS3511 .I9 B3 1987

  • Kuehl, John. F. Scott Fitzgerald: A Study of the Short Fiction. 1991.

                   Call Number: PS3511 .I9 Z6735 1991

  • Petry, Alice Hall.  Fitzgerald’s Craft of Short Fiction. 1989.

                 Call Number: PS3511 .I9 Z814 1989

  • Phillips, Gene D. Fiction, Film, and F. Scott Fitzgerald. 1986.

                 Call Number: PS3511 .I9 Z815 1986

LINCCWeb online catalog – Search Terms-(Keywords Anywhere)

  • Babylon Revisited
  • Fitzgerald, F. Scott
  • Fitzgerald, F. Scott – Criticism and Interpretation

Reference Materials

  •  Critical Survey of Short Fiction Call Number: REF PN3321 .C7 2001

o   Vol. 3, pg. 868-869

  • Masterplots II: Short Story Series (Revised Edition) Call Number: REF PN3326 .M27 2004

o   Vol. 1, Pg. 140-143

  • Short Story Criticism Call Number: REF PN3321 .S5

o   Vol. 6, pg. 47, 51, 53, 60, 63-4, 72, 74, 76, 81, 85-6, 99-100, 104

o   Vol. 31, pg. 1-38

o   Vol. 75, pg. 118, 127, 136, 140, 155, 161-63

  • Short Stories for StudentsCall Number: REF PN3330 .S386

o   Vol. 4, Pg. 1-33

  •  Twentieth Century Literary Criticism –  Call Number: REF PN771 .G27

o   Vol. 1, pg 261-2,

o   Vol. 6, pg. 171-2

o   Vol. 28, pg. 97, 120

Research Databases

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  • Academic Search Complete
  • Literature Resources from Gale
  • OmniFile Full Text Mega

This Research Guide is designed to help users find information on a particular topic within the Valencia College East Campus Library.  This is by no means a comprehensive list of resources and other resources may be available at other libraries.  Please check LINCCWeb, Valencia East’s online catalog, to verify the availability of circulating books within the library.  Feel free to ask a librarian for help if you need further assistance.

Revised June 26th 2014

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