Stein and Hemingway: The Story of a Turbulent Friendship

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McFarland, Incorporated, Publishers, Jan 19, 2011 - Literary Criticism - 220 pages
This historical and biographical text explores the numerous up-and-down stages of Gertrude Stein and Ernest Hemingway’s friendship, one of the most fascinating and instructive literary associations of the twentieth century. Over a span of twenty-four years, they moved from a mentor-student relationship to a rivalry between artistic peers. Despite dramatic fluctuations—of love, admiration, jealousy, resentment and name-calling—their association endured, partly because of Stein’s admitted “weakness” for Hemingway and his need for her approval. By incorporating unpublished material from the Hemingway Collection at the John F. Kennedy library in Boston, the text shines new light on this famous friendship.

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Stein and Hemingway: The Story of a Turbulent Friendship I absolutely loved this book and am thrilled that I received it as an ARC/ER to be read and reviewed. I have known about and read Hemingway and ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Lyle Larsen is a professor of English at Santa Monica College and a founding member of the Hemingway Society. He is the author of numerous books and articles.

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