Hemingway: The Writer's Art of Self-Defense

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U of Minnesota Press, 1969 - 202 من الصفحات

Hemingway was first published in 1970. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions.

In a close critical analysis of five of Ernest Hemingway's novels and a number of his most important short stories, Professor Benson provides a fascinating new view of his work. The novels discussed are The Sun Also Rises, A Farewell to Arms, For Whom the Bell Tolls, Across the River and into the Trees,and the Old Man and the Sea.

Hemingway's art of self-defense, which Professor Benson refers to in his subtitle, was, as he demonstrates in his perceptive criticism, the writer's use of style and technique to attack the sentimentalities which were Hemingway's own weakness. Emotion was central to the task which Hemingway defined for himself, Professor Benson explains, and a critical appraisal of his work must, therefore, focus particularly on the ways in which he dealt with and expressed emotion.

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THE TERMS OF THE STRUGGLE
3
ROLES AND THE MASCULINE WRITER
28
DARK LAUGHTER
47
A STRUCTURE FOR EMOTIONAL CONTROL
70
LEARNING TO PLAY THE GAME WELL
99
CONTROL AND LOSS OF CONTROL THROUGH IRONY
113
SUFFERING AND LOSS WITHOUT TEARS
129
THE ROAD FROM SELF
150
THE MASK OF HUMBLE PERFECTION
169
LET BE BE FINALE OF SEEM
186
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Jackson J. Benson is professor emeritus of English and Comparative Literature at San Diego State University.

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