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The Collected Works Of Ernest Hemingway

By Ernest Hemingway
  • ISBN Code: : 1443437077
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 1000
  • Category : Fiction
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The Collected Works of Ernest Hemingway brings together novels of the acclaimed American author. From early promise to literary maturity, the novels of Ernest Hemingway are the work of a skilled storyteller that continue to resonate with modern readers. This special ebook edition includes: The Torrents of Spring, The Sun Also Rises, A Farewell to Arms, To Have and Have Not, For Whom the Bell Tolls, Across the River and Into the Trees, The Old Man and the Sea, Islands in the Stream and The Garden of Eden. HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.

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Ernest Hemingway

By Mary V. Dearborn
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  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Book Code : 1101947985
  • Total of Pages : 752
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 551
  • Pdf File: ernest-hemingway.pdf

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The first full biography of Ernest Hemingway in more than fifteen years; the first to draw upon a wide array of never-before-used material; the first written by a woman, from the widely acclaimed biographer of Norman Mailer, Peggy Guggenheim, Henry Miller, and Louise Bryant. A revelatory look into the life and work of Ernest Hemingway, considered in his time to be the greatest living American novelist and short-story writer, winner of the 1953 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954. Mary Dearborn's new biography gives the richest and most nuanced portrait to date of this complex, enigmatically unique American artist, whose same uncontrollable demons that inspired and drove him throughout his life undid him at the end, and whose seven novels and six-short story collections informed--and are still informing--fiction writing generations after his death.

Hemingway's Boat

By Paul Hendrickson
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  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Book Code : 0307700534
  • Total of Pages : 544
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 485
  • Pdf File: hemingway-s-boat.pdf

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From a National Book Critics Circle Award winner, a brilliantly conceived and illuminating reconsideration of a key period in the life of Ernest Hemingway that will forever change the way he is perceived and understood. Focusing on the years 1934 to 1961—from Hemingway’s pinnacle as the reigning monarch of American letters until his suicide—Paul Hendrickson traces the writer’s exultations and despair around the one constant in his life during this time: his beloved boat, Pilar. We follow him from Key West to Paris, to New York, Africa, Cuba, and finally Idaho, as he wrestles with his best angels and worst demons. Whenever he could, he returned to his beloved fishing cruiser, to exult in the sea, to fight the biggest fish he could find, to drink, to entertain celebrities and friends and seduce women, to be with his children. But as he began to succumb to the diseases of fame, we see that Pilar was also where he cursed his critics, saw marriages and friendships dissolve, and tried, in vain, to escape his increasingly diminished capacities. Generally thought of as a great writer and an unappealing human being, Hemingway emerges here in a far more benevolent light. Drawing on previously unpublished material, including interviews with Hemingway’s sons, Hendrickson shows that for all the writer’s boorishness, depression, and alcoholism, and despite his choleric anger, he was capable of remarkable generosity—to struggling writers, to lost souls, to the dying son of a friend. We see most poignantly his relationship with his youngest son, Gigi, a doctor who lived his adult life mostly as a cross-dresser, and died squalidly and alone in a Miami women’s jail. He was the son Hemingway forsook the least, yet the one who disappointed him the most, as Gigi acted out for nearly his whole life so many of the tortured, ambiguous tensions his father felt. Hendrickson’s bold and beautiful book strikingly makes the case that both men were braver than we know, struggling all their lives against the complicated, powerful emotions swirling around them. As Hendrickson writes, “Amid so much ruin, still the beauty.” Hemingway’s Boat is both stunningly original and deeply gripping, an invaluable contribution to our understanding of this great American writer, published fifty years after his death.

The Art of Fiction

By David Lodge
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  • Publisher : Random House
  • Book Code : 1448137799
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 596
  • Pdf File: the-art-of-fiction.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In this entertaining and enlightening collection David Lodge considers the art of fiction under a wide range of headings, drawing on writers as diverse as Henry James, Martin Amis, Jane Austen and James Joyce. Looking at ideas such as the Intrusive Author, Suspense, the Epistolary Novel, Magic Realism and Symbolism, and illustrating each topic with a passage taken from a classic or modern novel, David Lodge makes the richness and variety of British and American fiction accessible to the general reader. He provides essential reading for students, aspiring writers and anyone who wants to understand how fiction works.

Hemingway on Hunting

By Ernest Hemingway
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1476716447
  • Total of Pages : 336
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 364
  • Pdf File: hemingway-on-hunting.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Ernest Hemingway’s lifelong zeal for hunting is reflected in his masterful works of fiction, from his famous account of an African safari in “The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber” to passages about duck hunting in Across the River and into the Trees. For Hemingway, hunting was more than just a passion; it was a means through which to explore our humanity and man’s relationship to nature. Courage, awe, respect, precision, patience—these were the virtues that Hemingway honored in the hunter, and his ability to translate these qualities into prose has produced some of the strongest accounts of hunting of all time. Hemingway on Hunting offers the full range of Hemingway’s writing about the hunting life. With selections from his best-loved novels and stories, along with journalistic pieces from such magazines as Esquire and Vogue, this spectacular collection is a must-have for anyone who has ever tasted the thrill of the hunt—in person or on the page.

The Hemingway Stories

By Ernest Hemingway
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1982179473
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 516
  • Pdf File: the-hemingway-stories.pdf

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A new collection showcasing the best of Ernest Hemingway’s short stories including his well-known classics, as featured in the magnificent three-part, six-hour PBS documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick—introduced by award-winning author Tobias Wolff. Ernest Hemingway, a literary icon and considered one of the greatest American writers of all time, is the subject of a major documentary by award-winning filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. This intimate portrait of Hemingway—who brilliantly captured the complexities of the human condition in spare and profound prose, and whose work remains deeply influential in literature and culture—interweaves a close study of biographical events with excerpts from his work. The Hemingway Stories features Hemingway’s most significant short stories in chronological order, so viewers of the film as well as fans old and new can follow the trajectory of his impressive life and career. Hemingway’s beloved classics, such as “The Short and Happy Life of Francis Macomber,” “Up in Michigan,” “Indian Camp,” and “The Snows of Kilimanjaro,” are accompanied by fresh insights from renowned writers around the world—Mario Vargas Llosa, Edna O’Brien, Abraham Verghese, Tim O’Brien, and Mary Karr. Tobias Wolff's introduction adds a new perspective to Hemingway’s work, and Wolff has selected additional stories that demonstrate Hemingway’s talent and range. The power of the Ernest Hemingway’s revolutionary style is perhaps most striking in his short stories, and here readers can encounter the tales that created the legend: stories of men and women in love and in war and on the hunt, stories of a lost generation born into a fractured time. This collection is a perfect introduction for a new generation of Hemingway readers and a vital volume for any fan.

The Sun Also Rises

By Ernest Hemingway
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  • Publisher : Blackstone Publishing
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 388
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 712
  • Pdf File: the-sun-also-rises.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Hemingway’s brilliant first novel is a poignant tale of love, loss, and the power to endure. In his unforgettable first novel, Hemingway artfully illuminates the plight of the Lost Generation, weaving a poignant tale of love and loss in the aftermath of World War I. The story follows two expatriates living in Paris in the 1920s: Jake Barnes, an American war veteran and journalist, and Lady Brett Ashley, an independent Englishwoman exploring the opportunities afforded by a new era of liberated women and sexual freedom. Impotent due to an injury suffered during the war, Jake must navigate his hopeless love for Brett in a changed world of waning morality. From Parisian society’s vibrant nightlife to the ruthless bullfighting rings of Spain, The Sun Also Rises takes readers on a powerful journey through mass disillusionment, moral bankruptcy, and elusive could-have-beens. All the while, we see both the brokenness and resilience of a generation scarred physically and emotionally by the horrors of war.

The Bad Side of Books

By D.H. Lawrence
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  • Publisher : New York Review of Books
  • Book Code : 1681373645
  • Total of Pages : 512
  • Category : Literary Collections
  • Members : 486
  • Pdf File: the-bad-side-of-books.pdf

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You could describe D.H. Lawrence as the great multi-instrumentalist among the great writers of the twentieth century. He was a brilliant, endlessly controversial novelist who transformed, for better and for worse, the way we write about sex and emotions; he was a wonderful poet; he was an essayist of burning curiosity, expansive lyricism, odd humor, and radical intelligence, equaled, perhaps, only by Virginia Woolf. Here Geoff Dyer, one of the finest essayists of our day, draws on the whole range of Lawrence’s published essays to reintroduce him to a new generation of readers for whom the essay has become an important genre. We get Lawrence the book reviewer, writing about Death in Venice and welcoming Ernest Hemingway; Lawrence the travel writer, in Mexico and New Mexico and Italy; Lawrence the memoirist, depicting his strange sometime-friend Maurice Magnus; Lawrence the restless inquirer into the possibilities of the novel, writing about the novel and morality and addressing the question of why the novel matters; and, finally, the Lawrence who meditates on birdsong or the death of a porcupine in the Rocky Mountains. Dyer’s selection of Lawrence’s essays is a wonderful introduction to a fundamental, dazzling writer.

Hemingway on War

By Ernest Hemingway
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1476716048
  • Total of Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
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Book Short Summary:

Ernest Hemingway witnessed many of the seminal conflicts of the twentieth century—from his post as a Red Cross ambulance driver during World War I to his nearly twenty-five years as a war correspondent for The Toronto Star—and he recorded them with matchless power. This landmark volume brings together Hemingway’s most important and timeless writings about the nature of human combat. Passages from his beloved World War I novel, A Farewell to Arms, and For Whom the Bell Tolls, about the Spanish Civil War, offer an unparalleled portrayal of the physical and psychological impact of war and its aftermath. Selections from Across the River and into the Trees vividly evoke an emotionally scarred career soldier in the twilight of life as he reflects on the nature of war. Classic short stories, such as “In Another Country” and “The Butterfly and the Tank,” stand alongside excerpts from Hemingway’s first book of short stories, In Our Time, and his only full-length play, The Fifth Column. With captivating selections from Hemingway’s journalism—from his coverage of the Greco-Turkish War of 1919–22 to a legendary early interview with Mussolini to his jolting eyewitness account of the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944—Hemingway on War collects the author’s most penetrating chronicles of perseverance and defeat, courage and fear, and love and loss in the midst of modern warfare.

The Collected Essays of Elizabeth Hardwick

By Elizabeth Hardwick
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  • Publisher : New York Review of Books
  • Book Code : 1681371553
  • Total of Pages : 640
  • Category : Literary Collections
  • Members : 117
  • Pdf File: the-collected-essays-of-elizabeth-hardwick.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The first-ever collection of essays from across Elizabeth Hardwick's illustrious writing career, including works not seen in print for decades. Elizabeth Hardwick wrote during the golden age of the American literary essay. For Hardwick, the essay was an imaginative endeavor, a serious form, criticism worthy of the literature in question. In the essays collected here she covers civil rights demonstrations in the 1960s, describes places where she lived and locations she visited, and writes about the foundations of American literature—Melville, James, Wharton—and the changes in American fiction, though her reading is wide and international. She contemplates writers’ lives—women writers, rebels, Americans abroad—and the literary afterlife of biographies, letters, and diaries. Selected and with an introduction by Darryl Pinckney, the Collected Essays gathers more than fifty essays for a fifty-year retrospective of Hardwick’s work from 1953 to 2003. “For Hardwick,” writes Pinckney, “the poetry and novels of America hold the nation’s history.” Here is an exhilarating chronicle of that history.

The Collected Works of Sinclair Lewis

By Sinclair Lewis
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  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 6790
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 448
  • Pdf File: the-collected-works-of-sinclair-lewis.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This edition includes the complete novels and the iconic short stories of the great Sinclair Lewis:_x000D_ Novels:_x000D_ Babbitt_x000D_ Free Air_x000D_ Main Street_x000D_ The Trail of the Hawk_x000D_ The Innocents_x000D_ The Job_x000D_ Our Mr. Wrenn_x000D_ Arrowsmith_x000D_ Mantrap_x000D_ Elmer Gantry_x000D_ The Man Who Knew Coolidge_x000D_ Dodsworth_x000D_ Ann Vickers_x000D_ Work of Art_x000D_ It Can't Happen Here_x000D_ The Prodigal Parents_x000D_ Bethel Merriday_x000D_ Gideon Planish_x000D_ Cass Timberlane_x000D_ Kingsblood Royal_x000D_ World So Wide_x000D_ Short Stories:_x000D_ Things_x000D_ Moths in the Arc Light_x000D_ The Willow Walk_x000D_ Nature, Inc._x000D_ The Cat of the Stars_x000D_ The Ghost Patrol_x000D_ The Kidnaped Memorial_x000D_ Speed_x000D_ Young Man Axelbrod_x000D_ Seven Million Dollars_x000D_ Let's Play King_x000D_ Land_x000D_ A Letter From the Queen_x000D_ The Hack Driver_x000D_ Go East, Young Man_x000D_ Little Bear Bongo_x000D_ Sinclair Lewis (1885-1951) was an American writer and playwright. In 1930, he became the first writer from the United States to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature. He is best known for his novels Main Street, Babbitt, Arrowsmith, and It Can't Happen Here. His works are known for their critical views of American capitalism and materialism in the interwar period. He is also respected for his strong characterizations of modern working women.

The Sun Also Rises and Other Stories

By Ernest Hemingway
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1645179990
  • Total of Pages : 344
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 193
  • Pdf File: the-sun-also-rises-and-other-stories.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Ernest Hemingway’s masterpiece about American expatriates in 1920s Europe is an essential read for lovers of classic literature. The Sun Also Rises was Ernest Hemingway’s first novel, and has long been regarded as his finest work. Amid the café society of 1920s Paris, a group of American expatriates seek their identities and independence, traveling to Pamplona, Spain, for the running of the bulls and other life-affirming adventures, showing the Lost Generation as people who were full of exuberance. In addition to the acclaimed novel, this volume includes Hemingway’s novella The Torrents of Spring and the collection Three Stories and Ten Poems.

The Sun Also Rises

By Ernest Hemingway
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  • Publisher : Phoemixx Classics Ebooks
  • Book Code : 398510011X
  • Total of Pages : 666
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 710
  • Pdf File: the-sun-also-rises.pdf

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The Sun Also Rises Ernest Hemingway - A collection of Ernest Hemingways works from the early 1920s, including one of his most famous works, The Sun Also Rises, as well as short stories and poems.Ernest Hemingways first novel, The Sun Also Rises, is also his most widely acclaimed. Set against the backdrop of Paris café society and the running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain, the novel focuses on the lives of American expatriates in the 1920s. Although the Lost Generation is often considered to have been damaged and dissolute in the aftermath of World War I, Hemingway portrays them as strong characters who are imbued with independence. This edition also includes Hemingways novella The Torrents of Spring, the short story collection In Our Time (1925), and various other short stories, poems, and newspaper and magazine articles from the early 1920s. A scholarly introduction examines Hemingways life and writing career, providing readers with a deeper understanding of his works.

The Good Life According to Hemingway

By A. E. Hotchner
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  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Book Code : 0062042661
  • Total of Pages : 144
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 122
  • Pdf File: the-good-life-according-to-hemingway.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In the fourteen years that A. E. Hotchner traveled with Ernest Hemingway, he collected a lifetime's worth of Hemingway's experiences, anecdotes, and observations on the backs of matchbooks, napkins, and slips of paper. Speaking on everything from war to women to writing, Hemingway's words are at turns funny and poignant, revealing a rich portrait of the American literary giant and the world he took by storm. Complete with black-and-white photographs that cover nearly two decades of Hemingway's life, The Good Life According to Hemingway is an exuberant celebration of his remarkable genius and the chaotic adventure of his life.

The Collected Writings of Zelda Fitzgerald

By Zelda Fitzgerald
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1476758921
  • Total of Pages : 480
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 871
  • Pdf File: the-collected-writings-of-zelda-fitzgerald.pdf

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This comprehensive collection of Zelda Fitzgerald’s work—including her only published novel, Save Me the Waltz—puts the jazz-age heroine in an illuminating literary perspective. Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald has long been an American cultural icon. Born in Montgomery, Alabama, this southern belle turned flapper was talented in dance, painting, and writing but lived in the shadow of her husband F. Scott Fitzgerald’s success. This meticulously edited collection includes Zelda’s only published novel, Save Me the Waltz, an autobiographical account of the Fitzgeralds’ adventures in Paris and on the Riviera; her celebrated farce, Scandalabra; eleven short stories; twelve articles; and a selection of letters to her husband, written over the span of their marriage, that reveals the couple’s loving and turbulent relationship. The Collected Writings affirms Zelda’s place as a writer and as a symbol of the Lost Generations as she struggled to define herself through her art.

Delphi Complete Works of Ernest Hemingway (Illustrated)

By Ernest Hemingway
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  • Publisher : Delphi Classics
  • Book Code : 1786560364
  • Total of Pages : 2339
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 782
  • Pdf File: delphi-complete-works-of-ernest-hemingway.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954, the American novelist and short-story writer Ernest Hemingway is a giant of modernist fiction. His succinct and lucid prose style exerted a powerful influence in the twentieth century, while his life of adventure and his public image influenced later generations of readers and writers. This comprehensive eBook presents Hemingway’s complete works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Hemingway’s life and works * Concise introductions to the novels and other texts * All the novels and short story collections published during Hemingway’s lifetime, with individual contents tables * Includes rare stories appearing for the first time in digital publishing * Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Excellent formatting of the texts * Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the short stories * Easily locate the poems or short stories you want to read * Includes Hemingway’s rare poems – available in no other collection * Includes Hemingway’s non-fiction, including the seminal ‘Death in the Afternoon’ * Features two autobiographies – discover Hemingway’s fascinating life * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres Please note: two posthumous novels (‘Islands in the Stream’ and ‘The Garden of Eden’) and several late short stories are still in copyright and therefore cannot appear in this collection. Once these works enter the public domain, they will be added to the eBook as a free update. Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: The Novels THE TORRENTS OF SPRING THE SUN ALSO RISES A FAREWELL TO ARMS TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS ACROSS THE RIVER AND INTO THE TREES THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA The Short Story Collections INTRODUCTION TO HEMINGWAY’S SHORT STORIES THREE STORIES AND TEN POEMS IN OUR TIME MEN WITHOUT WOMEN WINNER TAKE NOTHING THE FIFTH COLUMN AND THE FIRST FORTY-NINE STORIES THE FIFTH COLUMN AND FOUR STORIES OF THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR MISCELLANEOUS SHORT STORIES The Short Stories LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Play THE FIFTH COLUMN The Poetry HEMINGWAY’S POEMS The Non-Fiction DEATH IN THE AFTERNOON GREEN HILLS OF AFRICA NEWSPAPER ARTICLES The Autobiographies HEMINGWAY, THE WILD YEARS A MOVEABLE FEAST Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles or to purchase this eBook as a Parts Edition of individual eBooks

For Whom the Bell Tolls

By Ernest Hemingway
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1476787832
  • Total of Pages : 576
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 445
  • Pdf File: for-whom-the-bell-tolls.pdf

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Introduced by Hemingway’s grandson Seán Hemingway, this newly annotated edition and literary masterpiece about an American in the Spanish Civil War features early drafts and supplementary material—including three previously uncollected short stories on war by one the greatest writers on the subject in history. In 1937 Ernest Hemingway traveled to Spain to cover the civil war for the North American Newspaper Alliance. Three years later he completed the greatest novel to emerge from “the good fight,” and one of the foremost classics of war literature in history. Published in 1940, For Whom the Bell Tolls tells of loyalty and courage, love and defeat, and the tragic death of an ideal. Robert Jordan is a young American in the International Brigades attached to an antifascist guerilla unit in the mountains of Spain. In his portrayal of Jordan’s love for the beautiful Maria and his superb account of El Sordo’s last stand, Hemingway creates a work at once rare and beautiful, strong and brutal, compassionate, moving, and wise. “If the function of a writer is to reveal reality,” Maxwell Perkins wrote Hemingway after reading the manuscript, “no one ever so completely performed it.” Greater in power, broader in scope, and more intensely emotional than any of the author’s previous works, it stands as one of the best war novels of all time. Featuring early drafts and manuscript notes, some of Hemingway’s writings during the Spanish Civil War, and three previously collected stories of his on the subject of war, as well as a personal foreword by the author’s son Patrick Hemingway, and a new introduction by the author’s grandson Seán Hemingway, this edition of For Whom the Bell Tolls brings new life to a literary master’s epic like never before.

Appropriating Hemingway

By Ron McFarland
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  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Book Code : 1476618267
  • Total of Pages : 280
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 483
  • Pdf File: appropriating-hemingway.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In more than 30 novels, several short stories, graphic novels, movies, plays and poems, Ernest Hemingway has been introduced or “appropriated” as an important fictional character. This book is an inquiry into that phenomenon from various perspectives—including that of fan fiction—and deals with such questions as what, if anything, this biographical fiction adds to the dialogue about America’s best known and most talked about writer.

Asian Translation Traditions

By Eva Tsoi Hung Hung,Judy Wakabayashi
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1317640470
  • Total of Pages : 6
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
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  • Pdf File: asian-translation-traditions.pdf

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Translation Studies, one of the fastest developing fields in the humanities since the early 1980s, has so far been Euro-centric both in its theoretical explorations and in its historical grounding. One of the major reasons for this is the unavailability of reliable data and systematic analysis of translation activities in non-Eurpean cultures. While a number of scholars in the Western tradition of translation studies have become increasingly aware of this bias and its problems, practically indicates that the burden of addressing such defiencies and imbalances should be on the shoulders of scholars who are conversant with the non-Western translation traditions and capable of engaging in much-nedded basic research. This book brings together eleven scholars with expertise in different Asian translation traditions, who highlight language and cultural environments as well as perceptions and modes of operation often different from those in the Western tradition. Their contributions enhance our understanding of the various elements that influence the transfer of knowledge across cultures and provide invaluable data for the study of translation as a force for cultural development and cultural planning. Contributors include Eva Hung, Judy Wakabayashi, Lawrence Wong, Yoshihiro Osawa, Teresa Hyun, Keith Taylor, Rita Kothari, Doris Jedamski, Raniela Barbaza and Bill Cummings.

Your Kin-dom Come

By William Thompson-Uberuaga
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  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Book Code : 1532610327
  • Total of Pages : 202
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 928
  • Pdf File: your-kin-dom-come.pdf

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So many Christians pray the Lord’s Prayer. It is almost “second nature.” This book is meant to help these people pray it more deeply and lovingly. Ecumenical and even striving to be global in nature, this book explores what the Scriptures teach us about this prayer, how the Christian tradition has approached this prayer in its long history, and how many of our contemporary concerns challenge the way we can pray this prayer, and also how the prayer can provide insights for those same concerns. People of all persuasions, believers and nonbelievers, “nones,” and followers of the world’s great religions will also find many of their concerns given serious consideration in this book. If you think nothing new can be said about the “Our Father,” this book may surprise you.

Grand Slam

By Mindy Klasky
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  • Publisher : Res Ipsa Press
  • Book Code : N.a
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  • Pdf File: grand-slam.pdf

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The complete series - strong women meet cocky baseball players in nine sexy stand-alone baseball romances! Perfect Pitch: Love is forbidden as beauty queen Samantha Winger prepares to launch a pageant-sponsored music program for kids. Samantha is willing to follow the rules until left-handed pitcher DJ Thomas throws her a wild pitch—a very public kiss neither of them can forget. Catching Hell: Team owner Anna Benson is a willing “May” to catcher Zach Ormond very sexy “December” in this age gap romance. Anna’s had a crush on Zach since she was a girl. That makes it all the more difficult when she must trade him for the good of the Rockets, just when she’d rather keep him forever—on her team and in her bed. Reaching First: Hotheaded Tyler Brock is assigned community service after a bar fight, working for uptight Emily Holt. Emily is ready to shed her secret, unwanted virginity, and the couple hits it off, in more ways than one. But when illiterate Tyler shirks his book-bound community service, Emily must hold him accountable. Second Thoughts: Photographer Jamie Martin is thrilled to land a job with the Rockets…until she must work with her ex-fiancé, second baseman Nick Durban. Although Nick doesn’t know he fathered Jamie’s child, Jamie is so determined to keep him out of her life that she tries online dating—never dreaming Nick’s her perfect electronic match! Third Degree: Chef Ashley Harris and third baseman Josh Cantor are pitted against each other in a cooking reality TV show. The flames in the bedroom roar higher than the ones in their kitchens, but only one lover can win the grand prize—a gourmet restaurant at Rockets Field. Stopping Short: Bad-boy shortstop Drew Marshall will be cut from the team if spin doctor Jessica Barnes can’t save his career. Widowed Jessica knows nothing about baseball, and her job is made infinitely harder when a well-intentioned teammate announces she is Drew’s secret fiancée. From Left Field: Left fielder Adam Sartain and Haley Thurman (literally the girl next door) are engaged in a bidding war on the neighboring Reeves Farm. He wants to develop condos, and she wants to house her no-kill animal shelter. Neither one is prepared for the heat when they realize they aren’t just neighbors any more. Center Stage: Twice-jilted bride Lindsey Ormond is ready to give up on being a good girl. Center fielder Ryan Green is happy to show her how much fun she's been missing, even if her brother Zach disapproves of their new relationship. But when Zach offers Ryan's father the job of a lifetime, Ryan has to choose between loyalty and love. Always Right: Superstitious right fielder Kyle Norton meets his match in analytical patent lawyer Amanda Carter. Amanda blackmails Kyle for cash—an easy sacrifice when he thinks she’s the secret to his current hitting streak. But the stakes rise as true love threatens to upset their opposing world views. These spicy stand-alone HEAs with no cliffhangers are USA Today bestselling author Mindy Klasky’s complete Diamond Brides baseball series. 040322mkm

Second Thoughts

By Mindy Klasky
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  • Publisher : Book View Cafe
  • Book Code : 1611383927
  • Total of Pages : 174
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 513
  • Pdf File: second-thoughts.pdf

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A secret baby gives reunited lovers a second chance in this sexy stand-alone baseball romance! Photographer Jamie Martin gave up her fast-paced New York career and moved to Raleigh, NC to raise an unexpected blessing: her daughter Olivia. Desperate for clients, Jamie is thrilled to land a job with the Rockets baseball team...until she discovers she must work with her ex-fiancé, who doesn't know he fathered her child. Career-driven second baseman Nick Durban broke up with Jamie at college graduation so they both could follow their dreams. Seven years later, he gets a reality check when he learns about Olivia. Jamie is so determined to keep Nick out of her life that she tries online dating, never dreaming he is her perfect electronic match. Can this out-of-sync couple get past their second thoughts and learn to trust each other again? This spicy stand-alone HEA with no cliffhanger is the fourth book in USA Today bestselling author Mindy Klasky’s Diamond Brides baseball series. The Diamond Brides Baseball Series: Each volume can be read on its own, and the series can be read in any order. Perfect Pitch (DJ Thomas and Samantha Winger) Catching Hell (Zach Ormond and Anna Benson) Reaching First (Tyler Brock and Emily Holt) Second Thoughts (Nick Durban and Jamie Martin) Third Degree (Josh Cantor and Ashley Harris) Stopping Short (Drew Marshall and Jessica Barnes) From Left Field (Adam Sartain and Haley Thurman) Center Stage (Ryan Green and Lindsey Ormond) Always Right (Kyle Norton and Amanda Carter) If you like passionate stories that include a secret baby, reunion, and second chance romance for college sweethearts, with a smart driven hero and a single parent (single mother or single mom) heroine trying to find love through online dating, major league baseball, athletes, sports, alpha males, a bad boy hero, a strong female lead, and a sexy, spicy, hot contemporary romance beach read, this is the book for you! 040322mkm

Triple Play II

By Mindy Klasky
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  • Publisher : Book View Cafe
  • Book Code : 1611384516
  • Total of Pages : 490
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 823
  • Pdf File: triple-play-ii.pdf

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Strong women meet cocky baseball players in three sexy stand-alone baseball romances! Second Thoughts: Photographer Jamie Martin is thrilled to land a job with the Rockets…until she must work with her ex-fiancé, second baseman Nick Durban. Although Nick doesn’t know he fathered Jamie’s child, Jamie is so determined to keep him out of her life that she tries online dating—never dreaming Nick’s her perfect electronic match! Third Degree: Chef Ashley Harris and third baseman Josh Cantor are pitted against each other in a cooking reality TV show. The flames in the bedroom roar higher than the ones in their kitchens, but only one lover can win the grand prize—a gourmet restaurant at Rockets Field. Stopping Short: Bad-boy shortstop Drew Marshall will be cut from the team if spin doctor Jessica Barnes can’t save his career. Widowed Jessica knows nothing about baseball, and her job is made infinitely harder when a well-intentioned teammate announces she is Drew’s secret fiancée. These spicy stand-alone HEAs with no cliffhangers are the middle three books in USA Today bestselling author Mindy Klasky’s Diamond Brides baseball series. The Diamond Brides Baseball Series: Each volume can be read on its own, and the series can be read in any order. Perfect Pitch (DJ Thomas and Samantha Winger) Catching Hell (Zach Ormond and Anna Benson) Reaching First (Tyler Brock and Emily Holt) Second Thoughts (Nick Durban and Jamie Martin) Third Degree (Josh Cantor and Ashley Harris) Stopping Short (Drew Marshall and Jessica Barnes) From Left Field (Adam Sartain and Haley Thurman) Center Stage (Ryan Green and Lindsey Ormond) Always Right (Kyle Norton and Amanda Carter) If you like passionate stories that include a secret baby, reunion, and second chance romance for college sweethearts, with a smart driven hero and a single parent (single mother or single mom) heroine trying to find love through online dating, a marriage of convenience, southern living, reality tv cooking shows with amazing food, chefs, and foodies, families coping with Alzheimer’s, senility, dementia and other medical crises, fake relationship (fake engagement or fake fiancé or fake fiancée), a widow rebuilding her life, a bad-boy survivor of childhood trauma overcoming abuse and PTSD, spring training (Grapefruit League) on the Florida Gulf Coast, major league baseball, athletes, sports, alpha males, a bad boy hero, a strong female lead, and a sexy, spicy, hot contemporary romance beach read, this is the book for you! 040322mkm

Anxieties of Experience

By Jeffrey Lawrence
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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Book Code : 0190690216
  • Total of Pages : 384
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 735
  • Pdf File: anxieties-of-experience.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Anxieties of Experience: The Literatures of the Americas from Whitman to Bolaño offers a new interpretation of US and Latin American literature from the nineteenth century to the present. Revisiting longstanding debates in the hemisphere about whether the source of authority for New World literature derives from an author's first-hand contact with American places and peoples or from a creative (mis)reading of existing traditions, the book charts a widening gap in how modern US and Latin American writers defined their literary authority. In the process, it traces the development of two distinct literary strains in the Americas: the "US literature of experience" and the "Latin American literature of the reader." Reinterpreting a range of canonical works from Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass to Roberto Bolaño's 2666, Anxieties of Experience shows how this hemispheric literary divide fueled a series of anxieties, misunderstandings, and "misencounters" between US and Latin American authors. In the wake of recent calls to rethink the "common grounds" approach to literature across the Americas, the book advocates a comparative approach that highlights the distinct logics of production and legitimation in the US and Latin American literary fields. Anxieties of Experience closes by exploring the convergence of the literature of experience and the literature of the reader in the first decades of the twenty-first century, arguing that the post-Bolaño moment has produced the strongest signs of a truly reciprocal literature of the Americas in more than a hundred years.

Making Canada New

By Dean Irvine,Vanessa Lent,Bart A. Vautour
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  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Book Code : 1487511361
  • Total of Pages : 416
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 724
  • Pdf File: making-canada-new.pdf

Book Short Summary:

An examination of the connections between modernist writers and editorial activities, Making Canada New draws links among new and old media, collaborative labour, emergent scholars and scholarships, and digital modernisms. In doing so, the collection reveals that renovating modernisms does not need to depend on the fabrication of completely new modes of scholarship. Rather, it is the repurposing of already existing practices and combining them with others – whether old or new, print or digital – that instigates a process of continuous renewal. Critical to this process of renewal is the intermingling of print and digital research methods and the coordination of more popular modes of literary scholarship with less frequented ones, such as bibliography, textual studies, and editing. Making Canada New tracks the editorial renovation of modernism as a digital phenomenon while speaking to the continued production of print editions.

The Gatsby Affair

By Kendall Taylor
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  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Book Code : 1538104946
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 479
  • Pdf File: the-gats.pdf

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The romance between F. Scott Fitzgerald and Zelda Sayre has been celebrated as one of the greatest of the 20th century. From the beginning, their relationship was a tumultuous one, in which the couple’s excesses were as widely known as their passion for each other. Despite their love, both Scott and Zelda engaged in flirtations that threatened to tear the couple apart. But none had a more profound impact on the two—and on Scott’s writing—as the liaison between Zelda and a French aviator, Edouard Jozan. Though other biographies have written of Jozan as one of Scott’s romantic rivals, accounts of the pilot’s effect on the couple have been superficial at best. In The Gatsby Affair: Scott, Zelda, and the Betrayal That Shaped an American Classic, Kendall Taylor examines the dalliance between the southern belle and the French pilot from a fresh perspective. Drawing on conversations and correspondence with Jozan’s daughter, as well as materials from the Jozan family archives, Taylor sheds new light on this romantic triangle. More than just a casual fling, Zelda’s tryst with Edouard affected Scott as much as it did his wife—and ultimately influenced the author’s most famous creation, Jay Gatsby. Were it not for Zelda’s affair with the pilot, Scott’s novel might be less about betrayal and more about lost illusions. Exploring the private motives of these public figures, Taylor offers new explanations for their behavior. In addition to the love triangle that included Jozan, Taylor also delves into an earlier event in Zelda’s life—a sexual assault she suffered as a teenager—one that affected her future relationships. Both a literary study and a probing look at an iconic couple’s psychological makeup, The Gatsby Affair offers readers a bold interpretation of how one of America’s greatest novels was influenced.

Ernest Hemingway. Supplement to Ernest Hemingway

By Audre Hanneman
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  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Book Code : 1400869382
  • Total of Pages : 410
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 347
  • Pdf File: ernest-hemingway-supplement-to-ernest-hemingway.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This supplementary bibliography describes work by and about Ernest Hemingway published between 1966 and 1973. Part One lists publications by Hemingway, including six recent books, new editions of previously published volumes, and work by other authors to which Hemingway contributed. Translations and anthologies are entered, as are previously unpublished writings and material reprinted in newspapers and periodicals (including articles recently attributed to Hemingway). The first half of Part Two lists 448 books and pamphlets on or mentioning Hemingway. The second half describes work that appeared in newspapers and journals, including articles, reviews, poems, critical essays, and textual studies. Foreign publications arc noted throughout Part Two. Omissions to the first volume of the bibliography have been entered in each section. Originally published in 1975. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

The Graphic Canon, Vol. 3

By Russ Kick
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  • Publisher : Seven Stories Press
  • Book Code : 1609807065
  • Total of Pages : 576
  • Category : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Members : 164
  • Pdf File: the-graphic-canon-vol-3.pdf

Book Short Summary:

NOW A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! Publisher's Weekly "Best Summer Books of 2013" The Daily Beast's "Brainy Summer Beach Reads" The classic literary canon meets the comics artists, illustrators, and other artists who have remade reading in Russ Kick's magisterial, three-volume, full-color The Graphic Canon, volumes 1, 2, and 3. Volume 3 brings to life the literature of the end of the 20th century and the start of the 21st, including a Sherlock Holmes mystery, an H.G. Wells story, an illustrated guide to the Beat writers, a one-act play from Zora Neale Hurston, a disturbing meditation on Naked Lunch, Rilke's soul-stirring Letters to a Young Poet, Anaïs Nin's diaries, the visions of Black Elk, the heroin classic The Man With the Golden Arm (published four years before William Burroughs' Junky), and the postmodernism of Thomas Pynchon, David Foster Wallace, Kathy Acker, Raymond Carver, and Donald Barthelme. The towering works of modernism are here--T.S. Eliot's "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" and "The Waste Land," Yeats's "The Second Coming" done as a magazine spread, Heart of Darkness, stories from Kafka, The Voyage Out by Virginia Woolf, James Joyce's masterpiece, Ulysses, and his short story "Araby" from Dubliners, rare early work from Faulkner and Hemingway (by artists who have drawn for Marvel), and poems by Gertrude Stein and Edna St. Vincent Millay. You'll also find original comic versions of short stories by W. Somerset Maugham, Flannery O'Connor, and Saki (manga style), plus adaptations of Lolita (and everyone said it couldn't be done!), The Age of Innocence, Siddhartha and Steppenwolf by Hermann Hesse, "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" by Langston Hughes, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Last Exit to Brooklyn, J.G. Ballard's Crash, and photo-dioramas for Animal Farm and The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Feast your eyes on new full-page illustrations for 1984, Brave New World, Waiting for Godot, One Hundred Years of Solitude,The Bell Jar, On the Road, Lord of the Flies, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, and three Borges stories. Robert Crumb's rarely seen adaptation of Nausea captures Sartre's existential dread. Dame Darcy illustrates Cormac McCarthy's masterpiece, Blood Meridian, universally considered one of the most brutal novels ever written and long regarded as unfilmable by Hollywood. Tara Seibel, the only female artist involved with the Harvey Pekar Project, turns in an exquisite series of illustrations for The Great Gatsby. And then there's the moment we've been waiting for: the first graphic adaptation from Kurt Vonnegut's masterwork, Slaughterhouse-Five. Among many other gems.

The Writing Life

By Ellen Gilchrist
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  • Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
  • Book Code : 1604739118
  • Total of Pages : 226
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 883
  • Pdf File: the-writing-life.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Celebrated author Ellen Gilchrist has played many roles-writer and speaker, wife and lover, mother and grandmother. But she never tackled the role of teacher. Offered the opportunity to teach creative writing at the University of Arkansas, she took up the challenge and ventured into unknown territory. In the process of teaching more than two hundred students since her first class in 2000, she has found inspiration in their lives and ambitions and in the challenge of conveying to them the lessons she has learned from living and writing. The Writing Life brings together fifty essays and vignettes centered on the transforming magic of literature and the teaching and writing of it. A portion of the collection discusses the delicate balance between an artistic life and family commitments, especially the daily pressures and frequent compromises faced by a young mother. Gilchrist next focuses on the process of writing itself with essays ranging from "How I Wrote a Book of Short Stories in Three Months" to "Why Is Rewriting so Hard?" Several essays discuss her appreciation of other writers, from Shakespeare to Larry McMurtry, and the lessons she learned from them. Eudora Welty made an indelible impact on Gilchrist's work. When Gilchrist takes on the task of teaching, her essays reveal an enriched understanding of the role writing plays in any life devoted to the craft. Humorous and insightful, she assesses her own abilities as an instructor and confronts the challenge of inspiring students to attain the discipline and courage to pursue the sullen art. Some of these pieces have been previously published in magazines, but most are unpublished and all appear here in book form for the first time.

Ernest Hemingway

By Verna Kale
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  • Publisher : Reaktion Books
  • Book Code : 1780236026
  • Total of Pages : 224
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 679
  • Pdf File: ernest-hemingway.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Ernest Hemingway has enjoyed a rich legacy as the progenitor of modern fiction, as an outsized character in literary lore who wrote some of the most honest and moving accounts of the twentieth century, set against such grand backdrops as the bullrings of Spain, the savannahs of Africa, and the rivers and lakes of the American Midwest. In this portrait of the Nobel-prize winner, Verna Kale challenges many of the long-standing assumptions Hemingway’s legacy has created. Drawing on numerous sources, she reexamines him, offering a real-life portrait of the historical figure as he really was: a writer, a sportsman, and a celebrity with a long and turbulent career. Kale follows Hemingway around the world and through his many roles—as a young Red Cross volunteer in World War I, as an expatriate poet in 1920s Paris, as a career novelist navigating the burgeoning middlebrow fiction market, and as a seasoned but struggling writer still trying to draft his masterpiece. She takes readers through his four marriages, his joyous big game expeditions in Africa, and his struggles with celebrity and craft, especially his decades-long attempt at a novel that was supposed to blow open the boundaries of American fiction and upset the very conventions he helped to create. It is this final aspect of Hemingway’s life—Kale shows—that wreaked the greatest havoc on him, taking a steep physical and mental toll that was likely exacerbated by a medical condition that science is only beginning to understand. Concise but insightful, this book offers an acute portrait of one of the most important figures of American arts and letters.

Exile and Expatriation in Modern American and Palestinian Writing

By Ahmad Rasmi Qabaha
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 3319914154
  • Total of Pages : 250
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 785
  • Pdf File: exile-and-expatriation-in-modern-american-and-palestinian-writing.pdf

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This book examines the distinction between literary expatriation and exile through a 'contrapuntal reading' of modern Palestinian and American writing. It argues that exile, in the Palestinian case especially, is a political catastrophe; it is banishment by a colonial power. It suggests that, unlike expatriation (a choice of a foreign land over one’s own), exile is a political rather than an artistic concept and is forced rather than voluntary — while exile can be emancipatory, it is always an unwelcome loss. In addition to its historical dimension, exile also entails a different perception of return to expatriation. This book frames expatriates as quintessentially American, particularly intellectuals and artists seeking a space of creativity and social dissidence in the experience of living away from home. At the heart of both literary discourses, however, is a preoccupation with home, belonging, identity, language, mobility and homecoming.

Trading Twelves

By Ralph Ellison,Albert Murray
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  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Book Code : 0307560740
  • Total of Pages : 272
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 566
  • Pdf File: trading-twelves.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This absorbing collection of letters spans a decade in the lifelong friendship of two remarkable writers who engaged the subjects of literature, race, and identity with deep clarity and passion. The correspondence begins in 1950 when Ellison is living in New York City, hard at work on his enduring masterpiece, Invisible Man, and Murray is a professor at Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. Mirroring a jam session in which two jazz musicians "trade twelves"—each improvising twelve bars of music around the same musical idea-their lively dialog centers upon their respective writing, the jazz they both love so well, on travel, family, the work literary contemporaries (including Richard Wright, James Baldwin, William Faulkner and Ernest Hemingway) and the challenge of racial inclusiveness that they wish to pose to America through their craft. Infused with warmth, humor, and great erudition, Trading Twelves offers a glimpse into literary history in the making—and into a powerful and enduring friendship.