New Essays on Hemingway's Short Fiction

New Essays on Hemingway's Short Fiction

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The introduction and four scholarly essays in this volume constitute an overview of Hemingway's career as a short story writer and offer an overview of practical problems involved in reading this work. The early short story Up in Michigan is explained in relation to the short story cycle In Our Time. Problems of narration are analysed in Now I Lay Me, an integral part of the famous Nick Adams stories. A detailed look at ecological and Native American backgrounds is presented in Fathers and Sons, in the collection Winner Take Nothing; and Snows of Kilimanjaro is examined from a postcolonial perspective. Also included is a selected bibliography designed to direct readers to the most valuable resources for the study of Hemingway's short fiction.By aquot;experienceaquot; I mean the complex, multi-layered, part intuitive, part self- conscious responding to literature that readers do as they read. I attend to the complexity and multi-layered nature of the experience here by focusing on the interlockinganbsp;...

Title:New Essays on Hemingway's Short Fiction
Author:Paul Smith
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 1998-05-28


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