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Baz Luhrmann's much anticipated film version of The Great Gatsby opens in the UK on May 17th Here, Sarah Churchwell asks why Fitzgerald's story keeps rearing its head. What makes the slimmest of his novels not only an enduring classic - some would say the greatest American novel - but also a powerful symbol in American culture. 

 

Transmission Details

9th May 2013, 11.30 am