As F Scott Fitzgerald felt he eventually understood ‘the exquisite inner mechanics’ of Keats’s Grecian Urn, Sarah Churchwell, a Consulting Editor for Interlitq, now feels the same way about The Great Gatsby

Sarah Churchwell

Sarah Churchwell

Sarah Churchwell, a Consulting Editor for Interlitq, and a Senior Lecturer at the School of American Studies at the University of East Anglia, has been cited in “Catching the chime in it” (Guy Somerset, New Zealand Listener, 02.05.13): “There is a quotation from Fitzgerald I use in the book, about reading John Keats’s Grecian Urn: ‘I suppose I’ve read it a hundred times. About the tenth time I began to know what it was about, and caught the chime in it and the exquisite inner mechanics.’ That was what I always wanted to do with Gatsby: understand its exquisite inner mechanics, catch the chime in it and know what it was about. I think I’ve done that now.”

F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald

John Keats

John Keats

Guy Somerset

Guy Somerset

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