When was the short story "The Snows of Kilimanjaro" written and published?
Ernest Hemingway wrote the short story “The Snows of Kilimanjaro” during the end of the Great Depression in the 1930s. It was actually first published in a magazine, Esquire, in 1936. In 1938, it was republished in a collection of short stories and writings called The Fifth Column and the First Forty-Nine Stories. Another famous story also published in that collection is "Hills Like White Elephants.” The Fifth Column is a play written about the Spanish Civil War, a favorite subject of Hemmingway’s. “The Snows of Kilimanjaro” takes place in Africa. It is the story of a writer who is dying and uses the opportunity to reflect on his life between World War I and II.