Hemingway

Hemingway

by Kenneth Lynn, Kenneth S. Lynn

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Overview

Hemingway by Kenneth Lynn, Kenneth S. Lynn

In this immensely powerful and revealing study, Kenneth S. Lynn explores the many tragic facets that both nurtured Hemingway's work and eroded his life. Masterfully written, Hemingway brings to life the writer whose desperate struggle to exorcise his demons produced some of the greatest American fiction of this century.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674387324
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 03/28/1995
Pages: 712
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part One: 1899–1919

    • 1. “I Had a Wonderful Novel to Write About Oak Park”
    • 2. A Peculiar Idea
    • 3. A Land of Magic
    • 4. The Championship Game


  • Part Two: 1919–1923

    • 5. Rejection Slips
    • 6. “The World’s a Jail and We’re Going to Break It Together”
    • 7. Americans in Paris
    • 8. Dragons’ Teeth
    • 9. Sports


  • Part Three: 1923–1926

    • 10. “Nick in the Stories Was Never Himself”
    • 11. “We Have More Pun Together All the Time”
    • 12. Harold and Horace, Scott and Zelda
    • 13. Betrayals
    • 14. Double Meanings


  • Part Four: 1926–1936

    • 15. “I Loved Her Pine”
    • 16. A Hollow Man
    • 17. Mens Morbida in Corpore Sano
    • 18. The Big Out


  • Part Five: 1936–1945

    • 19. The Spanish Tragedy
    • 20. “Book Selling Like Frozen Daiquiris in Hell”
    • 21. Combined Operations


  • Part Six: 1945–1961

    • 22. Horrors
    • 23. “How Do You Like It Now, Gentlemen?”
    • 24. “The Country Is Beautiful Around Here”


  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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