The critics and Hemingway, 1924-2014 : shaping an American literary icon / Laurence W. Mazzeno.

Hemingway burst on the literary scene in the 1920s with spare, penetrating short stories and brilliant novels. Soon he was held as a standard for modern writers. Meanwhile, he used his celebrity to create a persona like the stoic, macho heroes of his fiction. After a decline during the 1930s and 194...

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Online Access:Electronic book from JSTOR
Main Author: Mazzeno, Laurence W. (Author)
Format: eBook
Published:Rochester, New York : Camden House, 2015.
Series:Literary criticism in perspective.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: "The most interesting man in the world"
  • Spokesperson for the lost generation (1924-1932)
  • Writing on his own terms (1932-1952)
  • The critics' darling (1952-1961)
  • Posthumous evaluations (1961-1969)
  • Turbulence (1970-1979)
  • Calm before the storm (1980-1985)
  • A "sea change" in Hemingway studies (1986-1990)
  • "Hemingway": site for competing theories (1991-1999)
  • Old themes, new discoveries (2000-2010)
  • The undisputed champ once more (2011-2014)
  • Conclusion: The enduring master.