Student Companion to Ernest Hemingway

Student Companion to Ernest Hemingway

Author: Lisa Tyler

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 0313310564

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 210

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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.

Companion to Literature

Companion to Literature

Author: Abby H. P. Werlock

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 9781438127439

Category: American literature

Page: 859

View: 380

Praise for the previous edition:Booklist/RBB "Twenty Best Bets for Student Researchers"RUSA/ALA "Outstanding Reference Source"" ... useful ... Recommended for public libraries and undergraduates."

A Companion to Hemingway's Death in the Afternoon

A Companion to Hemingway's Death in the Afternoon

Author: Miriam B. Mandel

Publisher: Camden House

ISBN: 1571132023

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 376

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Published in 1932, Death in the Afternoon reveals its author at the height of his intellectual and stylistic powers. By that time, Hemingway had already won critical and popular acclaim for his short stories and novels of the late twenties. A mature and self-confident artist, he now risked his career by switching from fiction to nonfiction, from American characters to Spanish bullfighters, from exotic and romantic settings to the tough world of the Spanish bullring, a world that might seem frightening and even repellant to those who do not understand it. Hemingway's nonfiction has been denied the attention that his novels and short stories have enjoyed, a state of affairs this Companion seeks to remedy, breaking new ground by applying theoretical and critical approaches to a work of nonfiction. It does so in original essays that offer a thorough, balanced examination of a complex, boundary-breaking, and hitherto neglected text. The volume is broken into sections dealing with: the composition, reception, and sources of Death in the Afternoon; cultural translation, cultural criticism, semiotics, and paratextual matters; and the issues of art, authorship, audience, and the literary legacy of Death in the Afternoon. The contributors to the volume, four men and seven women, lay to rest the stereotype of Hemingway as a macho writer whom women do not read; and their nationalities (British, Spanish, American, and Israeli) indicate that Death in the Afternoon, even as it focuses on a particular national art, discusses matters of universal concern.Contributors: Miriam B. Mandel, Robert W. Trogdon, Lisa Tyler, Linda Wagner-Martin, Peter Messent, Beatriz Penas Ibáñez, Anthony Brand, Nancy Bredendick, Hilary Justice, Amy Vondrak, and Keneth Kinnamon.Miriam B. Mandel teaches in the English Department of Tel Aviv University.

Ernest Hemingway in Context

Ernest Hemingway in Context

Author: Debra A. Moddelmog

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781107310834

Category: Literary Criticism

Page:

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Ernest Hemingway's literary career was shaped by the remarkable contexts in which he lived, from the streets of suburban Chicago to the shores of the Caribbean islands, to the battlefields of World War I, Franco's Spain and World War II. This volume examines the various geographic, political, social and literary contexts through which Hemingway crystallized his unmistakable narrative voice. Written by forty-four experts in Hemingway studies, the comprehensive yet concise essays collected here explore how Hemingway is both a product and a critic of his times, touching on his relationship to matters of style, biography, letters, cinema, the arts, music, masculinity, sexuality, the environment, ethnicity and race, legacy and women, among other topics. Fans, students and scholars of Hemingway will turn to this reference time and again for a fuller understanding of this iconic American author.

Student Companion to Mark Twain

Student Companion to Mark Twain

Author: David E. E. Sloane

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 0313312192

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 208

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Introduces the life and work of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, the writer better known as Mark Twain, examines his influence on American literature, and analyzes his travel writing, his best-known novels, and his other works.

English Author Dictionaries (the XVIth – the XXIst cc.)

English Author Dictionaries (the XVIth – the XXIst cc.)

Author: Olga M. Karpova

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 9781443828215

Category: Reference

Page: 270

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This book is devoted to the description of typical trends in development, formation and the present state of English Author Lexicography, the roots of which go back to concordances to the Bible and glossaries of the complete works of Chaucer (xvi c.). Part I, “Linguistic Dictionaries to English Writers,” presents lexicographic analysis of old and new concordances, indices, glossaries and lexicons of famous English writers with special reference to Chaucer, Milton, Shakespeare, and Dickens. It presents a modern scene of author glossaries for unfamiliar words, terms and other groups of writers’ vocabulary (e.g. Shakespeare’s insults and his erotic language). The reader is offered a detailed review of author concordances, glossaries and lexicons on the Internet, along with criticism of printed dictionaries. Part II, “Encyclopedic Reference Works to English Writers,” deals with English author encyclopedic reference books, i.e. encyclopedias, guides and companions; dictionaries of characters and place names; quotations and proverbs, and Internet encyclopedic resources. The book also provides a comprehensive list of references on author lexicography and an Index of Dictionaries to the English Writers (xvi–xxi cc.), including 300 titles of linguistic and encyclopedic dictionaries, which is a reliable user guide in the world of English author lexicography.