Paul Smith (essay date 1989)
SOURCE: “A Note on a New Manuscript of ‘A Clean, Well-Lighted Place,’” in The Hemingway Review, Vol. VIII, No. 2, Spring, 1989, pp. 36-9.
[In the following essay, Smith heralds a typescript version of Hemingway's story, known as the “Delaware typescript.”]
Some three years have passed since the last article on the controversy over the two waiters' dialogue in “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place.” In March 1985 David Kerner returned to the argument he had entered in 1979, bringing further evidence—almost an...
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