The Cambridge Companion to Hemingway / Edition 1

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Overview

This companion serves both as an introduction for the interested reader and as a source of the best recent scholarship on the author and his works. In addition to analyzing his major texts, these chapters provide insight into Hemingway's relationship with gender history, journalism, fame, and the political climate of the 1930s. The essays are framed by an introductory chapter on Hemingway and the costs of fame and an invaluable conclusion providing an overview of Hemingway scholarship from its beginnings to the present. Students will find the selected bibliography a useful guide to future research.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521455749
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 1/26/1996
  • Series: Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Chronology
1 Introduction: Hemingway and fame 1
2 Hemingway's journalism and the realist dilemma 16
3 1924: Hemingway's luggage and the miraculous year 36
4 In Our Time, out of season 55
5 Brett and the other women in The Sun Also Rises 87
6 A Farewell to Arms: Doctors in the house of love 109
7 Hemingway's late fiction: Breaking new ground 128
8 Hemingway and politics 149
9 Hemingway and gender history 170
10 Hemingway, Hadley, and Paris: The persistence of desire 197
11 Hemingway's Spanish sensibility 221
12 The Cuban context of The Old Man and the Sea 243
13 Conclusion: The critical reputation of Ernest Hemingway 269
Selected Bibliography 301
Index 311
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