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Ernest Hemingway's the Sun Also Rises: A Casebook (Casebooks in Criticism)

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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.

About the Author

Linda Wagner-Martin is Hanes Professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is past president of the Hemingway Foundation & Society and is the editor of A Historical Guide to Ernest Hemingway.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction


2. An Interview with Ernest Hemingway, George Plimpton


3. The Death of Love in The Sun Also Rises, Mark Spilka


4. Brett Ashley as New Woman in The Sun Also Rises, Wendy Martin


5. Performance Art: Jake Barnes and "Masculine" Signification in The Sun Also Rises, Ira Elliott


6. Hemingway's Morality of Compensation, Scott Donaldson


7. "Sign the Wire with Love": The Morality of Surplus in The Sun Also Rises, George Cheatham


8. What's Funny in The Sun Also Rises, James Hinkle


9. Hemingway, the Corrida, and Spain, Kenneth Kinnamon


10. Alcoholism in Ernest Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises: A Wine and Roses Perspective on the Lost Generation, Matts Djos


11. Contradictory Bodies in The Sun Also Rises, Deborah A. Moddelmog


12. Whiteness and the Rejected Other in The Sun Also Rises, Daniel S. Traber


13. Suggested Reading


Product Details

ISBN:
9780195145748
Editor:
Wagner-Martin, Linda
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Editor:
Wagner-Martin, Linda
Author:
Wagner-Martin, Linda, Prof
Author:
Wagner-Martin, Linda
Author:
Null, Linda
Location:
Oxford England
Subject:
American
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Hemingway, Ernest
Subject:
Literature/English | American Literature | 20th C
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references.
Series:
Casebooks in criticism
Series Volume:
106-767
Publication Date:
20020131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
6 b/w halftones
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
5.400 x 8.100 in 0.569 lb

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