By Force of Will: The Life and Art of Ernest Hemingway

By Force of Will: The Life and Art of Ernest Hemingway

by Scott Donaldson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781504030205
Publisher: Open Road Distribution
Publication date: 09/28/2016
Pages: 388
Sales rank: 897,931
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.86(d)

Table of Contents

Introductionxi
IFame
The Writer as Celebrity1
The Penalties of Fame6
IIMoney
Preoccupation with the Dollar10
Offers Refused and Accepted15
The Morality of Compensation21
An Angel Named Gus33
The Artist as Businessman37
IIIMoney (Continued)
Monumental Generosity43
Money Corrupts50
A Moveable Disgust53
IVSport
Hemingway as Walter Mitty60
Boxing and Brawling63
Outdoorsman: Tyro to Tutor69
Aficionado and Teacher86
VPolitics
"Some Sort of Y.M.C.A. Show."93
Courtship by the Masses99
Two Violent Heroes106
The Bell Tolls112
In Dizpraise of Government121
VIWar
War Lover and Hater125
Tests of Bravery133
Miles Gloriosus139
VIILove
First Loves144
Not Getting Over Hadley148
Frederic Henry, Selfish Lover151
The Last Three Wives162
"Getting Connected Up."169
VIIISex
Great Lover...175
... or Sexual Puritan179
The Mincing Gentry182
Macho and Midwesterner188
IXFriendship
A Gift for Friendship191
"The Career, the Career"194
Scott versus Ernest201
A Small Club for the Faithful215
XReligion
Oak Park Piety222
Convert to Catholicism?225
Superstitions and Rituals230
A Religious Writer235
Affirmations238
XIArt
Forging a Style241
Icebergs and Swords244
Critics and Competitors250
The Work Ethic253
XIIMastery
The Divided Self259
Omniscience and Invincibility261
Ernie the Greek269
The Man Who Would Be King277
XIIIDeath
That Old Whore282
Thoughts on Taking One's Life285
Grace and Ed Hemingway290
A Novel about How to Die299
The Final Torture303
Acknowledgments and Sources307
Notes311
Index355

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