Hemingway Repossessed

Overview

This edited volume is a wide ranging collection of essays on Ernest Hemingway and his work by some of the world's leading scholars and critics in the field of Hemingway studies. The collection offers the latest views—and some of the most challenging—of many of the best scholars in the field. The conclusions drawn are as various as the sixteen contributors; many of which challenge generally accepted views in the field. This study will be of interest and use to Hemingway buffs, to scholars of modern American ...

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Overview

This edited volume is a wide ranging collection of essays on Ernest Hemingway and his work by some of the world's leading scholars and critics in the field of Hemingway studies. The collection offers the latest views—and some of the most challenging—of many of the best scholars in the field. The conclusions drawn are as various as the sixteen contributors; many of which challenge generally accepted views in the field. This study will be of interest and use to Hemingway buffs, to scholars of modern American literature, and to academic libraries.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780275945466
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/27/1994
  • Pages: 206
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

KENNETH ROSEN is Professor of English at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

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Table of Contents

Preface
1 In Our Time and Picasso 3
2 Le Torero and "The Undefeated": Hemingway's Foray into Analytical Cubism 9
3 Artists in Their Art: Hemingway and Velasquez - The Shared Worlds of For Whom the Bell Tolls and Las Meninas 17
4 Formal Analogies in the Texts and Paintings of Ernest Hemingway and Paul Cezanne 29
5 Repossessing Papa: A Narcissistic Meditation 37
6 Hemingway's Influence on Sportswriting 51
7 Mythmaking, Androgyny, and the Creative Process, Answering Mark Spilka 57
8 "The Undefeated" and Sangre y Arena: Hemingway's Mano a Mano with Blasco Ibanez 71
9 Reality and Invention in For Whom the Bell Tolls, or Reflections on the Nature of the Historical Novel 87
10 Nostalgia, Its Stylistics and Politics in Hemingway's For Whom the Bell Tolls 97
11 "You Sure This Thing Has Trout in It?" Fishing and Fabrication, Omission and "Vermification" in The Sun Also Rises 115
12 Reading the Names Right 131
13 Who Wrote Hemingway's In Our Time? 143
14 Beginning with "Nothing" 151
15 Opiates, Laughter, and the Radio's Sweet Lies: Community and Isolation in Hemingway's "The Gambler, the Nun, and the Radio" 159
16 Hemingway on Sexual Otherness: What's Really Funny in The Sun Also Rises 169
Selected Bibliography 181
Index 185
About the Contributors and Editor 189
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