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Hemingway's Genders - Rereading the Hemingway Text (Hardcover): Nancy R Comley, Robert Scholes
Hemingway's Genders - Rereading the Hemingway Text (Hardcover): Nancy R Comley, Robert Scholes

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Hemingway's Genders - Rereading the Hemingway Text (Hardcover)

Nancy R Comley, Robert Scholes

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Ernest Hemingway has long been regarded as a fiercely heterosexual writer who advocated and embodied an exaggerated masculinity. This witty and intelligent book, the first to focus exclusively on gender in Hemingway's writing, presents a new view of the author, demonstrating that issues of gender and sexuality are more complex and subtle in his work than has ever been imagined. Nancy R. Comley and Robert Scholes reread the Hemingway Text - his published and unpublished writing and what is known about his life - and show that gender was one of his conscious preoccupations. They explore the anguish and uncertainty beneath the blunt facade of Papa Hemingway; they examine a range of Hemingway's fictional women in such works as The Sun Also Rises and For whom the Bell Tolls and suggest that his best representations of women take on attributes of gender commonly viewed as male; they discuss how lesbianism, sex changes, and miscegenation appear in Hemingway's early and late writing; and they analyze examples of homosexual desire among boys and men in Hemingway's stories of bullfighters and soldiers. Offering new readings of familiar and previously unknown Hemingway texts, this book will change the way this author is read and evaluated.

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Imprint: Yale University Press
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 1994
Authors: Nancy R Comley • Robert Scholes
Dimensions: 210 x 140 x 15mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 166
ISBN-13: 978-0-300-05967-0
Barcode: 9780300059670
Categories: Promotions
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Gender studies
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Gender studies > General
Books > Language & Literature > Literature: history & criticism > Literary studies > From 1900
Books > Language & Literature > Literature: history & criticism > Novels, other prose & writers
Books > Language & Literature > Literature: history & criticism > Novels, other prose & writers > General
LSN: 0-300-05967-1

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