Hemingway, the Writer as Artist

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Princeton University Press, 1972 - Literary Criticism - 438 pages
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In this fourth edition of the best-known critical study of Hemingway's work Carlos Baker has completely revised the two opening chapters, which deal with the young Hemingway's career in Paris, and has incorporated material uncovered after the publication of his book Ernest Hemingway: A Life Story. Professor Baker has also written two new chapters in which he discusses Hemingway's two posthumously published books, A Movable Feast and Islands in the Stream.

CONTENTS: Introduction. I. The Slopes of Montparnasse. II. The Making of Americans. III. The Way It Was. IV. The Wastelanders. V. The Mountain and the Plain. VI. The First Forty-Five Stories. VII. The Spanish Earth. VIII. The Green Hills of Africa. IX. Depression at Key West. X. The Spanish Tragedy. XI. The River and the Trees. XII. The Ancient Mariner. XIII. The Death of the Lion. XIV. Looking Backward. XV. Islands in the Stream.

  

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Contents

THE SLOPES OF MONTPARNASSE
3
THE MAKING OF AMERICANS
26
THE WAY IT WAS
48
THE WASTELANDERS
75
THE MOUNTAIN AND THE PLAIN
94
THE FIRST FORTYFIVE STORIES
117
THE SPANISH EARTH
143
THE GREEN HILLS OF AFRICA
162
THE SPANISH TRAGEDY
223
THE RIVER AND THE TREES
264
THE ANCIENT MARINER
289
THE DEATH OF THE LION
329
LOOKING BACKWARD
349
ISLANDS IN THE STREAM
379
A WORKING CHECKLIST
409
INDEX
427

DEPRESSION AT KEY WEST
197

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Baker was Woodrow Wilson Professor of Literature at Princeton University until his retirement in 1977.

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