Hemingway: The Postwar Years and the Posthumous Novels by Rose Marie BurwellHemingway: The Postwar Years and the Posthumous Novels by Rose Marie Burwell

Hemingway: The Postwar Years and the Posthumous Novels

byRose Marie Burwell

Paperback | January 26, 1996

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When Ernest Hemingway committed suicide in 1961 he left four unfinished works--A Moveable Feast, Islands in the Stream, The Garden of Eden, and an untitled work on his travels in Africa. The edited versions that have come down to readers and scholars of Hemingway appear as distinct, disjointed texts that fit oddly into his oeuvre. Through extensive literary detective work Burwell has uncovered substantial evidence that Hemingway in fact designed the three published works as a trilogy, what she terms "his own Portrait of the Artist."
Title:Hemingway: The Postwar Years and the Posthumous NovelsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:284 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.59 inPublished:January 26, 1996Publisher:Cambridge University Press

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ISBN - 10:0521565634

ISBN - 13:9780521565639

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Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; Chronology; Links among the four narratives; Abbreviations; 1. A frame for Hemingway's portrait of the artist; 2. Recollections without tranquility; 3. Islands in the Stream; 4. The Garden of Eden; 5. The African book; 6. A Moveable Feast; Notes; References; Bibliography; Index.

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"Rose Marie Burwell's Hemingway: The Postwar Years and the Posthumous Novels is an engaging work of criticism that combines several modes into one. It is a critical biography of Hemingway; an interesting account of some years of Burwell's own archival detective work; and a provocative reading of Hemingway's posthumous novels, on one hand, and of Hemingway himself, on the other....Hemingway scholars should read this book." Canadian Review of Comparative Literature