Synopses & Reviews
The 1999 Hemingway centennial marks the perfect time for the reevaluation of his position as America's premier modernist writer. These essays, all written specially for this collection, plumb unexplored historical details of Hemingway's life to illuminate new and often unexpected dimensions of the force of his literary accomplishment. Discussing biographical details of his personal and professional life along with the subtleties of his character, the text includes a number of fascinating photos and images.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-234) and index.
About the Author
is Hanes Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is the President of the Ernest Hemingway Foundation and Society and has authored and edited numerous books.
Table of Contents
Introduction, Linda Wagner-Martin
Chronologies--of Hemingway's Life and of the Times
Hemingway in His Time, Michael Reynolds
Eye and Heart: Ernest Hemingway's Education as a Naturalist, Susan Beegel
The Fashion of Machismo, Marilyn Elkins
Re-Reading Hemingway and Gender, Jamie Barlowe
Love, War, Wilderness, and Loss: The Great Themes in Hemingway, Frederick J. Svoboda
The Inter-Textual Hemingway, Linda Wagner-Martin
Lies, Damned Lies, and Hemingway Criticism: Bibliographical Commentary and Checklist, Kelli A. Larson