Hemingway's Quarrel with Androgyny

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U of Nebraska Press, 1990 - 383 Seiten
Hemingway's Quarrel with Androgyny confronts the entrenched mystique surrounding the hard drinker, bullfighter, and creator of characters steeled by their own code. Spilka stresses Hemingway's lifelong dependence on and secret identification with women, and in doing so shatters the myths of male bonding and heroic lives of "men without women." He develops the biographical, literary, and cultural implications of Hemingway's lifelong quarrel with androgyny to reveal a more psychologically complex man and writer than the mystique has allowed.
 

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It was inevitable that the posthumous publication of The Garden of Eden ( LJ 6/1/86) would spark new theories on Hemingway's personality. Spilka's psychological portrait follows a course similar to ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Inhalt

Hemingways Secret Muses
1
Victorian Keys to the Early Hemingway
15
John Halifax Gentleman
17
Fauntleroy and Finn
43
Captain Marryat
65
The Kipling Impress
91
Wuthering Heights
125
John Masefield
157
Three Wounded Warriors
197
Tough Mamas and Safari Wives
223
Daughters and Sons
249
Papas Barbershop Quintet
279
A Source for the Macomber Accident Marryats Percival Keene
315
A Retrospective Epilogue On the Importance of Being Androgynous
327
Notes
337
Works Cited
361

The Return of the Repressed
175
Three Little Savages
177

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Über den Autor (1990)

Mark Spilka, a professor of English and comparative literature at Brown University, is the author of Dickens and Kafka: A Mutual Interpretation.

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