David Kerner (essay date 1992)
SOURCE: “The Ambiguity of ‘A Clean, Well-Lighted Place,’” in Studies in Short Fiction, Vol. 29, No. 4, Fall, 1992, pp. 561-74.
[In the following essay, Kerner offers a “comprehensive demonstration of the accuracy of Hemingway's text.”]
Since Warren Bennett's 13,000-word defense—concluding, “All printings of [“A Clean, Well-Lighted Place”] should, therefore—in fairness … most of all, to Hemingway—follow the 1965 emended text” (120)—has passed muster with Paul Smith,1 the...
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