At a glance:
- Author: Michael Reynolds
- First Published: 1989
- Type of Work: Literary biography
- Time of Work: 1922-1925
- Setting: Paris
- Genres: Criticism, Nonfiction, Biography
- Subjects: 1950's, 1960's, United States or Americans, Parents and children, France or French people, Love or romance, Sex or sexuality, Suicide, Authors or writers, Literature, 1940's, Writing, Paris, 1920's, 1930's, Novelists, England or English people, Fathers, Criticism, Divorce, Creative process, Jazz music, World War I, Depression, mental, Fame, Drinking or drunkenness, Cuba or Cubans, Letters, Italy or Italians, Germany or German people, Fishing or fishermen, Spain or Spanish people, Bullfighting or bullfighters
- Locales: France, Europe, Paris, France
The story of Ernest Hemingway’s years in Paris has been told repeatedly. His own fiction and memoirs describe his sojourn in Paris, and many Hemingway friends, biographers, and critics have explored this seminal phase of the writer’s development. What distinguishes Michael Reynolds’ account here, as in the first volume of this ongoing biography, The Young Hemingway (1986), is the way he has steeped himself in this mass of primary and secondary sources while making fresh use of Hemingway’s unpublished writings. Especially valuable is the distinction he is able...
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