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Ernest Hemingway

(1899—1961) American novelist, short-story writer, and journalist

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A Farewell to Arms

A Farewell to Arms  

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Novel by Hemingway, published in 1929, and dramatized by Laurence Stallings (1930).Frederic Henry, an American lieutenant in the Italian ambulance service during World War I, falls in love with an ...
Death in the Afternoon

Death in the Afternoon  

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Discursive work by Hemingway, published in 1932. In it he describes the rearing and fighting of bulls in Spain, and depicts the bullfight as a kind of microcosmic tragedy, in which the death of the ...
For Whom the Bell Tolls

For Whom the Bell Tolls  

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Novel by Hemingway, published in 1940. The title is derived from a sermon by Donne: “No man is an Iland, intire of it selfe; every man is a peece of the Continent … And therefore never send to know ...
Men Without Women

Men Without Women  

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14 short stories by Hemingway, published in 1927.“The Undefeated” tells of the futile heroism of Manuel Garcia, a Spanish bullfighter just released from a hospital, who stubbornly refuses to retire, ...
In Our Time

In Our Time  

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15 short stories by Hemingway with vignettes serving as interchapters, published in the U.S. in 1925. in our time (Paris, 1924) contains only the vignettes. Most stories treat life in the Middle ...
Old Man and the Sea

Old Man and the Sea  

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Novelette by Hemingway, published in 1952.This parable of man's struggle with the natural world, of his noble courage and endurance, tells of the Cuban fisherman Santiago, who for 84 luckless days ...
To Have and Have Not

To Have and Have Not  

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Novel by Hemingway, published in 1937.Harry Morgan, a tough “conch,” as natives of Key West, Fla., call themselves, has devoted his life to the single-minded effort to keep himself, his wife, and his ...
A Moveable Feast

A Moveable Feast  

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Memoir by Hemingway of his life in Paris (1921–26), published in 1964. In brief sketches the work summons up the sense of what Paris meant to him as a writer beginning a career and to other ...
Winner Take Nothing

Winner Take Nothing  

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14 stories by Hemingway, published in 1933.“The Light of the World,” set in a small town in the Middle West, has for its chief character a fat, blonde prostitute, who recalls nostalgically the ...
Sun Also Rises

Sun Also Rises  

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Novel by Hemingway, published in 1926. The title is derived from a pessimistic passage in Ecclesiastes, expressing a cynical disillusion in keeping with the postwar attitude. The English title of the ...

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