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Flappers and Philosophers was the first collection of short stories
Short story
A short story is a work of fiction that is usually written in prose, often in narrative format. This format tends to be more pointed than longer works of fiction, such as novellas and novels. Short story definitions based on length differ somewhat, even among professional writers, in part because...

 written by F. Scott Fitzgerald
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was an American author of novels and short stories, whose works are the paradigm writings of the Jazz Age, a term he coined himself. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century. Fitzgerald is considered a member of the "Lost...

, published in 1920
1920 in literature
The year 1920 in literature involved some significant events and new books.-Events:*Agatha Christie publishes her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, introducing the long-running character detective, Hercule Poirot....

. It includes eight stories:
  • "The Offshore Pirate
    The Offshore Pirate
    "The Offshore Pirate" is a short story written by F. Scott Fitzgerald in 1920. It is one of eight short stories originally published in Fitzgerald's first collection, Flappers and Philosophers....

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  • "The Ice Palace
    The Ice Palace
    The Ice Palace is a modernist short story written by F. Scott Fitzgerald and published in The Saturday Evening Post, 22 May 1920. It is one of eight short stories originally published in Fitzgerald's first collection, Flappers and Philosophers , and is also included in the collection Babylon...

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  • "Head and Shoulders
    Head and Shoulders (story)
    "Head and Shoulders" is a short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald written and published in 1920. It was first published in The Saturday Evening Post, with the help of Fitzgerald's agent, Harold Ober. It later appeared in his short story collection Flappers and Philosophers...

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  • "The Cut-Glass Bowl
    The Cut-Glass Bowl
    "The Cut-Glass Bowl" is a short story by American author F. Scott Fitzgerald, first published in 1920 in Fitzgerald's short story collection Flappers and Philosophers. It tracks the lives of a married couple in New York, Evylyn and Harold Piper, through various difficult or tragic events that...

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  • "Bernice Bobs Her Hair
    Bernice Bobs Her Hair
    Bernice Bobs Her Hair is a short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald, written in 1920 and first published in the Saturday Evening Post in May of that year. It appeared shortly thereafter in the collection Flappers and Philosophers.- Background :...

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  • "Benediction
    Benediction (story)
    "Benediction" is a short story by American author F. Scott Fitzgerald, first published in 1920 in Fitzgerald's short story collection Flappers and Philosophers. It tells the story of a young girl, Lois, who is on her way to a tryst with her lover, Howard, and stops to meet her much older brother,...

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  • "Dalyrimple Goes Wrong"
  • "The Four Fists"

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  • Flappers and Philosophers. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1921. Scanned book from Internet Archive
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