She was intermittently confined to sanatoriums after 1930 for schizophrenia, but still managed to publish short stories and a novel, A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic.
Scott Fitzgerald (Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald), 1896–1940, American novelist and short-story writer, b. Fitzgerald is widely considered the literary spokesman of the "jazz age" —the decade of the 1920s. A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic.
He is ranked among the great American writers of the 20th cent. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Half the time he thought of himself as the heir of his father’s tradition, which included the author of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” Francis Scott Key, after whom he was named, and half the time as “straight 1850 potato-famine Irish.” As a result he had typically ambivalent American feelings about American life, which seemed to him at once vulgar and dazzlingly promising.
He also had an intensely romantic imagination, what he once called “a heightened sensitivity to the promises of life,” and he charged into experience determined to realize those promises. Paul Academy (1908–10) and Newman School (1911–13) he tried too hard and made himself unpopular, but at Princeton he came close to realizing his dream of a brilliant success.