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Ernest Hemingway : the Oak Park legacy

Author: James Nagel
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : Conference publication : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

An examination of the relationship of Hemingway to his hometown, Oak Park, Illinois, and the influence its people, places and underlying values had on his early work.

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ernest Hemingway.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©1996
(DLC) 96005033
Named Person: Ernest Hemingway; Ernest Hemingway; Ernest Hemingway; Ernest Hemingway; Ernest Hemingway
Material Type: Biography, Conference publication, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Nagel
ISBN: 0585217734 9780585217734 9780817391317 0817391312
Language Note: English.
OCLC Number: 44956613
Notes: Essays presented at a conference held July 17-21, 1993, in Oak Park, Ill.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 231 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The Hemingways and Oak Park, Illinois : background and legacy / James Nagel --
High culture and low : Oak Park before the Great War / Michael Reynolds --
Hemingway's religious odyssey : the Oak Park years / Larry E. Grimes --
John Halifax, gentleman and the literary courtship of Clarence and Grace / James Nagel --
Out of the wastebasket : Hemingway's high school stories / David Marut --
Oak Park as the thing left out : surface and depth in "Soldier's home" / Carlos Azevedo --
Romantic betrayal in "Ten Indians" / Mary Anne O'Neal --
Women in the garden : Hemingway's "Summer people" and "The last good country" / Abby H.P. Werlock --
By the book : "Big two-hearted river" and Izaak Walton / George Monteiro --
"Working on the farm" : Hemingway's work ethic in The sun also rises / Judy Hen --
The search for an American audience : marketing Ernest Hemingway, 1925-1930 / John J. Fenstermaker --
What if Ernest had been born on the other side of the street? / Morris Buske.
Other Titles: Ernest Hemingway
Responsibility: edited by James Nagel.
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Although it is a critical commonplace that Hemingway never wrote about Oak Park, the community had a significant influence on his life and work, a fact that has been too often neglected. This Read more...

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