By Linda Wagner-Martin
The 1999 Hemingway centennial marks the suitable time for the reevaluation of his place as America's most well known modernist author. those essays, all written specifically for this assortment, plumb unexplored ancient information of Hemingway's existence to light up new and sometimes unforeseen dimensions of the strength of his literary accomplishment. Discussing biographical information of his own existence besides the subtleties of his personality, the textual content contains a variety of attention-grabbing photographs and photographs.
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Nobody even grunts. It is all they can do to keep moving. A husband spreads a blanket over a woman in labor in one of the carts to keep off the driving rain. She is the only person making a sound. Her little daughter looks at her in horror and begins to cry. And the procession keeps moving. (Dateline 232) These events began Hemingway's serious political education, giving him a privileged view of the postwar political leaders setting Europe's agenda: Clemenceau, Tchitcherin, Barthou, Lloyd George, and Mussolini.
Written in tandem with what was to become his most popular short story— "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber"—Hemingway presented, among other things, two contrasting views of American men and women. During this period (1933-1936) Hemingway was also writing a series of personal essays, called "Letters," for the newly founded Esquire magazine. This forum allowed him to create a public persona that became as well known as that of many movie stars. His subject matter was himself in situ: Africa, the Gulf Stream, Paris, Spain, Cuba, Key West, wherever his interests took him.
1937, in Letters from the Lost Generation, ed. Linda P. : Rutgers University Press, 1991), pp. 199-200. 2. Cdr. C. Alphonso Smith, USNR. "Battle of the Caribbean," United States Naval Institute Proceedings (Sept. 1954), 976-82. 3. Spruille Braden, Diplomats and Demagogues. : Arlington House, 1971), pp. 282-84. 4. ) Record Group 84, E-2359, Confidential Letter File, American Embassy, Havana, 1942-43. 5. "The United States and Cuban-Spanish Relations," October 28, 1942, copy in the Hemingway Collection at the John F.
A Historical Guide to Ernest Hemingway by Linda Wagner-Martin