Appropriating Hemingway

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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...


Appropriating Hemingway - Ron McFarland
pdf | 222 KB | English | Isbn: 1476618267 | Author: Ron McFarland | Release Date: 2014-12-03
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.
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#1 Appropriating Hemingway

Appropriating Hemingway Book Ron McFarland
  • Author : Ron McFarland
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2014-12-03
  • Total Pages : 280
  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • Review : (142)

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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.

#2 Ad Est di Key West

Ad Est di Key West Book Tom Winton
  • Author : Tom Winton
  • Publisher : Babelcube Inc.
  • Release Date : 2016-03-03
  • Total Pages : 90
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Review : (144)

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Frank Giles, un uomo che, con l'invecchiamento, è diventato stanco di questo mondo. È diventato un uomo pieno di rimpianti. Di questi tempi ormai, non gli importa più niente. Ha perso tutte le speranze di ritrovare una felicità ormai lontana. Ma, nel riscoprire uno dei posti preferiti della sua giovinezza, tutto cambia.

#3 The Domino Diaries

The Domino Diaries Book Brin-Jonathan Butler
  • Author : Brin-Jonathan Butler
  • Publisher : Picador
  • Release Date : 2015-06-09
  • Total Pages : 304
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Review : (215)

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A powerful and lively work of immersive journalism, Brin-Jonathan Butler's story of his time chasing the American dream through Cuba Whether he's hustling his way into Mike Tyson's mansion for an interview, betting his life savings on a boxing match (against the favorite), becoming romantically entangled with one of Fidel Castro's granddaughters, or simply manufacturing press credentials to go where he wants—Brin-Jonathan Butler has always been the "act first, ask permission later" kind of journalist. This book is the culmination of Butler's decade spent in the trenches of Havana, trying to understand a culture perplexing to Westerners: one whose elite athletes regularly forgo multimillion-dollar opportunities to stay in Cuba and box for their country, while living in penury. Butler's fascination with this distinctly Cuban idealism sets him off on a remarkable journey, training with, befriending, and interviewing the champion boxers that Cuba seems to produce more than any other country. In the process, though, Butler gets to know the landscape of the exhilaratingly warm Cuban culture—and starts to question where he feels most at home. In the tradition of Michael Lewis and John Jeremiah Sullivan, Butler is a keen and humane storyteller, and the perfect guide for this riotous tour through the streets of Havana.

#4 Haunted Heritage

Haunted Heritage Book Michael Norman,Beth Scott
  • Author : Michael Norman,Beth Scott
  • Publisher : Forge Books
  • Release Date : 2002-10-18
  • Total Pages : 384
  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Review : (1)

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Heralded across the country in newspapers ranging from The New York Times Book Review and The Baltimore Sun to The Minneapolis Star Tribune and The Denver Post, and in magazines as diverse as Chicago and Library Journal, the Haunted America series has attracted widespread acclaim as a virtual spectral travelogue through the byways and highways of North America. Haunted Heritage: A Definitive Collection of American Ghost Stories, the latest volume in the series. Continues its recounting of supernatural explorations, collecting a comprehensive compendium of ghostly tales, not penned by fictioneers such as Poe and King, but passed on by word of mouth and preserved by memory as actual windows on our nation's haunted past. The authors have compiled an astounding collection of American ghost stories. Based on interviews with eyewitnesses, unearthed ancient archives, overheard tales, and actual paranormal visitations and explorations. From the "Haunts of Ivy," a survey of university ghosts, to an overview of spectral lights, from revolutionary spirits in New England to beyond the grave occurrences in the Badlands, Haunted Heritage is the ghost story collection for all of North America. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

#5 Sparring with Hemingway

Sparring with Hemingway Book Budd Schulberg
  • Author : Budd Schulberg
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2012-07-31
  • Total Pages : 248
  • Genre : Sports & Recreation
  • Review : (1)

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Schulberg goes toe to toe with his lifelong passion in this collection of his greatest writings on boxing “As much as I love boxing, I hate it.” So begins screenwriter, novelist, and journalist Budd Schulberg’s collection of essays on the sweet science of bruising, a sport that fueled his literary ambitions and unsettled his conscience from a young age. He gives riveting accounts of classic bouts, such as Rocky Marciano–Archie Moore, Muhammad Ali–George Foreman, and Marvin Hagler–Thomas Hearns. Yet these essays also offer insight into the sport’s sociological significance from a man who covered its highlights and corruption-marred lowlights for decades. Sparring with Hemingway stands as the unparalleled history of boxing’s place in American culture throughout the twentieth century. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Budd Schulberg including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author’s estate.

#6 Mrs. Hemingway

Mrs. Hemingway Book Naomi Wood
  • Author : Naomi Wood
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2014-05-27
  • Total Pages : 336
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Review : (13)

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The Paris Wife was only the beginning of the story . . . A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice A Richard & Judy UK Pick Paula McLain’s New York Times–bestselling novel piqued readers’ interest about Ernest Hemingway’s romantic life. But Hadley was only one of four women married, in turn, to the legendary writer. Just as T.C. Boyle’s bestseller The Women completed the picture begun by Nancy Horan’s Loving Frank, Naomi Wood’s Mrs. Hemingway tells the story of how it was to love, and be loved by, the most famous and dashing writer of his generation. Hadley, Pauline, Martha and Mary: each Mrs. Hemingway thought their love would last forever; each one was wrong. Told in four parts and based on real love letters and telegrams, Mrs. Hemingway reveals the explosive love triangles that wrecked each of Hemingway's marriages. Spanning 1920s bohemian Paris through 1960s Cold War America, populated with members of the fabled "Lost Generation," Mrs. Heminway is a riveting tale of passion, love, and heartbreak.

#7 Across the River and Into the Trees

Across the River and Into the Trees Book Ernest Hemingway
  • Author : Ernest Hemingway
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2002-07-25
  • Total Pages : 272
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Review : (15)

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In the fall of 1948, Ernest Hemingway made his first extended visit to Italy in thirty years. His reacquaintance with Venice, a city he loved, provided the inspiration for Across the River and into the Trees, the story of Richard Cantwell, a war-ravaged American colonel stationed in Italy at the close of the Second World War, and his love for a young Italian countess. A poignant, bittersweet homage to love that overpowers reason, to the resilience of the human spirit, and to the worldweary beauty and majesty of Venice, Across the River and into the Trees stands as Hemingway's statement of defiance in response to the great dehumanizing atrocities of the Second World War. Hemingway's last full-length novel published in his lifetime, it moved John O'Hara in The New York Times Book Review to call him "the most important author since Shakespeare."

#8 Hemingway's Boat

Hemingway's Boat Book Paul Hendrickson
  • Author : Paul Hendrickson
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2011-09-20
  • Total Pages : 544
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Review : (30)

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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.

#9 A Table in Paris

A Table in Paris Book John Donohue
  • Author : John Donohue
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release Date : 2021-03-23
  • Total Pages : 240
  • Genre : Travel
  • Review : (1)

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A visual exploration of the Paris dining scene, with stories, guides, and recommendations from everyday patrons and famous aficionados alike Paris is a city like no other, beloved by travelers the world over for its incomparable architecture, atmosphere, arts, and, of course, food. The restaurants of Paris are rich with history, culture, and flavor. Whether you're a frequent visitor to the City of Light with memories of your favorite meals or an armchair traveler dreaming of the cuisine you could discover there, A Table in Paris will take you on a delicious visual journey through the arrondissements that you'll never forget. In his signature loose and evocative style, artist John Donohue has rendered an incredible sampling of the iconic institutions, hidden gems, and everything in between that make the Paris dining scene one of a kind. Guided by recommendations from a breadth of locals, visitors, and experts, you’ll discover the places one must visit and the dishes one must sample in pursuit of the perfect Parisian meal. The book also offers space for your Paris dining bucket list, food memories or dreams from each arrondissement, and notes on the establishments featured. Restaurants hold a powerful place in our hearts, and A Table in Paris is a must-have for anyone with epicurean visions of Paris in theirs.