HEMINGWAY: LIFE & WORK
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Bashing Papa CRT The author, professor of history at John Hopkins and formerly chairman of Harvard's graduate program in American Civilization, depicts Hemingway as a deeply troubled man whose "fight with his own inner demons produced some of the greatest American fiction of the twentieth centu. A Customer said Meticulous detail transcends Papa myth. Lovers of Hemingway as the macho, confident, larger than life hero may not like this book, but anyone who wants a vision of objective truth with the good and bad falling where the details say they should, will love this meticulously researched story of the real Hemingway. The a. Intresting but questionable facts(?) A Customer Having read several Hemingway biographies, I can verify that this book presents a very different view of Hemingway. I am inclined to believe that much of it is probably true and may be a more accurate presentation of Hemingway as he really was than most others. But in a biograp
Now, in this immensely powerful and revealing study, Kenneth S. Ernest Hemingway was a mythic figure of overt masculinity and vibrant literary genius. He lived life on an epic scale, presenting to the world a character as compelling as the fiction he created. But behind it all lurked an insecure, troubled man. Lynn penetrates the Hemingway persona and explores the many tragic facets that both nurtured his work and eroded his life.
. She dressed him as a twin to his older sister when he was a toddler, an experience that undoubtedly contributed to the subsequent counter-posture of excessive masculinity central to Hemingway's public image. Photos. Copyright 1987 Reed Business Information, Inc. Much of his own strength and talent was drawn from his mother, but her overpowering influence left other marks as well. Cursed with the same depressive streak, Hemingway was haunted by his father's suicide. Nevertheless, Lynn finds eviden