Ernest Hemingway A to Z: The Essential Reference to the Life and Work

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Commemorating the centenary of his birth, contains over 2,500 entries regarding the American author. The reference summarizes all of his novels, short stories, plays, and nonfiction books and articles. It also describes events in his life that impacted his work; writers who influenced and were influenced by him; love affairs, marriages, and other important women; film adaptations; and other matters. Now retired (English, Ohio Northern U.), Oliver founded and edits The Hemingway Newsletter. The Literary A to Z series provides the detail readers need to fully appreciate the lives and works of great writers. Coverage includes: Detailed synopses of all major and most minor works -- An overview of the critical reception to each work -- Descriptions of all characters, fictional and factual, and all settings -- Discussions of important people in the author's life. Accessible and Engaging. Each volume draws upon an extensive range of critical and biographical material from hundreds of books, articles, and scholarly notes, synthesizing and presenting this material in an accessible and engaging way. An Excellent Reference Tool. Each engaging entry contains cross references so that all related information can be easily accessed. Enhanced by photographs, illustrations, and extensive bibliographies, each volume in the Literary A to Z series is a valuable reference tool .Ernest Hemingway A to Z is the first encyclopedia to completely examine the life, work, and legacy of this literary icon. The book draws on a vast array of letters, bibliography, criticism, correspondence, reviews, and the texts themselves. More than 2,500 entries include: Detailed synopses of all Hemingway's novels, short stories, plays, and nonfiction books and articles -- Descriptions of all fictional characters -- Film adaptations of his work -- Paris in the 1920s and other places important to Hemingway -- Discussions of important people in his life, including family and friends.

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