CliffsNotes Hemingway's Short Stories

CliffsNotes Hemingway's Short Stories

by James L. Roberts


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CliffsNotes on Hemingway's Short Stories covers the best of Ernest Hemingway’s short-story output. The first writer to define a distinctly American literature, Hemingway wrote himself into most of his fiction. A man's man, Hemingway writes of adventures in Africa and the World Wars, as well as grand hunting and fishing expeditions. Both critically successful and popular, "Papa" Hemingway paints an American landscape with words, creating masterpieces of style and voice for his readers.

With CliffsNotes on Hemingway's Short Stories, you get summaries, commentary, critical essays, character studies, and study help on the following 12 stories:

  •  Indian Camp
  • The Doctor and the Doctor's Wife
  • The End of Something
  • The Three-Day Blow
  • The Killers
  • A Way You'll Never Be
  • In Another Country
  • Big Two-HeartedRiver— Parts I & II
  • The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber
  • Hills Like White Elephants
  • A Clean, Well-Lighted Place
  • The Snows of Kilimanjaro

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764585524
Publisher: HMH Books
Publication date: 04/05/2000
Series: Cliffs Notes Series
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

A Fullbright scholar at the University of Vienna, JAMES L. ROBERTS was Professor Emeritus at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. He taught extensively at major universities throughout the world.

Table of Contents

Life and Background of the Author.

Introduction to the Short Stories.

List of Characters.

Critical Commentaries.

Character Analyses.

Critical Essay.

Review Questions and Essay Topics.

Selected Bibliography.

Internet Sources.

Customer Reviews