Provides background information on the life of Ernest Hemingway and his development as a writer, and includes critical examinations of his major works, his short fiction, and works published posthumously.
A guide to the author's life and work presents a brief biography, offers synopses of his writings, explores his major and minor characters, and discusses important people, places, and topics in his life.
Presents a collection of nuanced and insightful essays on teaching from authors with varied backgrounds, including all levels of secondary and higher education. This work offers practical and creative classroom strategies, sample syllabi, and other teaching tools. It is suitable for teachers of Hemingway and the larger scholarly community as well.
A Study Guide for Ernest Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students.This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.
This Companion serves both as an introduction for the interested reader and as a source of the best recent scholarship on the author and his works. In addition to analysing his major texts, the contributors provide insights into Hemingway's relationship with gender history, journalism, fame and the political climate of the 1930s. The essays are framed by an introductory chapter on Hemingway and the costs of fame and an invaluable conclusion providing an overview of Hemingway scholarship from its beginnings to the present. Students will find the selected bibliography a useful guide to future research. Contributors include both distinguished established figures and brilliant newcomers, all chosen with regard to the clarity and readability of their prose.