F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896–1940), U.S. author. The Crack-Up, ed. Edmund Wilson (1945). Handle With Care, first published in Esquire (New York, March 1936).
The article constituted the second part of Fitzgerald's Crack-Up series. The Dark Night of the Soul is the title of a poem and commentary by the 16th-century Spanish mystic San Juan de la Cruz (St. John of the Cross).