Ernest Hemingway's the Sun Also Rises / Edition 1

Ernest Hemingway's the Sun Also Rises / Edition 1

by Linda Wagner-Martin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195145747

ISBN-13: 9780195145748

Pub. Date: 01/28/2002

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Still the most popular of Hemingway's books, The Sun also Rises captures the quintessential romance of the expatriate Americans and Britons in Paris after World War I. The text provides a way for discussions of war, sexuality, personal angst, and national identity to be linked inextricably with the stylistic traits of modern writing. This Casebook, edited by one of

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Still the most popular of Hemingway's books, The Sun also Rises captures the quintessential romance of the expatriate Americans and Britons in Paris after World War I. The text provides a way for discussions of war, sexuality, personal angst, and national identity to be linked inextricably with the stylistic traits of modern writing. This Casebook, edited by one of Hemingway's most eminent scholars, presents the best critical essays on the novel to be published in the last half century. These essays address topics as diverse as sexuality, religion, alcoholism, gender, Spanish culture, economics, and humor. The volume also includes an interview with Hemingway conducted by George Plimpton.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195145748
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Series:
Casebooks in Criticism Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
1,160,092
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction3
An Interview with Ernest Hemingway15
The Death of Love in The Sun Also Rises33
Brett Ashley as New Woman in The Sun Also Rises47
Performance Art: Jake Barnes and "Masculine" Signification in The Sun Also Rises63
Hemingway's Morality of Compensation81
"Sign the Wire with Love": The Morality of Surplus in The Sun Also Rises99
What's Funny in The Sun Also Rises107
Hemingway, the Corrida, and Spain125
Alcoholism in Ernest Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises: A Wine and Roses Perspective on the Lost Generation139
Contradictory Bodies in The Sun Also Rises155
Whiteness and the Rejected Other in The Sun Also Rises167
Suggested Reading187

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