ERIC Number: ED461110
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Readings on Ernest Hemingway. The Greenhaven Press Literary Companion to American Authors.
de Koster, Katie, Ed.
Intended as an accessible resource for students researching America's greatest literary figures, this collection of essays about Ernest Hemingway's (1899-1961) work contains an in-depth biography and essays taken from a wide variety of sources. The essays are edited to accommodate the reading and comprehension levels of young adults; each essay is introduced by a concise summation of the contributor's themes and insights. Additional features include an annotated table of contents, a chronology of the author's life and career as well as concurrent historical events, and primary and secondary bibliographies to facilitate research. The 22 essays and their authors include: "Hemingway's World" (Robert Penn Warren); "The Hero as a Good Sport" (Delmore Schwartz); "Cliquish Adolescents or Shattered Heroes in 'The Sun Also Rises'" (James Twitchell and Charles Child Walcutt); "Elaborating a Personal Myth" (Ralph Ellison); "Hemingway's Men and (the Absence of) Women" (Leslie Fiedler); "Art as Survival" (Alfred Kazin); "The Universe on Edge" (David Hughes); "An Ongoing Revaluation of Hemingway" (Keith Ferrell); "Women and Minorities in 'To Have and Have Not'" (Jeryl J. Prescott); and "A Few Notes of Literary History on 'A Farewell to Arms'" (Carlos Baker). (NKA)
Descriptors: Classics (Literature), Fiction, Higher Education, Literary Criticism, Literary Devices, Literary History, Literature Appreciation, Research Tools, Secondary Education, Twentieth Century Literature, United States Literature
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