New Essays On The Sun Also Rises by Linda Wagner-MartinNew Essays On The Sun Also Rises by Linda Wagner-Martin

New Essays On The Sun Also Rises

EditorLinda Wagner-Martin

Paperback | June 26, 1987

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The Sun Also Rises (1926) was Hemingway's first novel and is now widely considered to be the most important of his longer works of fiction. Written in an accessible style by prominent scholars, this collection of essays provides helpful and valuable insight for new readers and Hemingway specialists alike. Each essay is devoted to a major aspect of the novel: Hemingway's use of humor, the literary and historical context of the book, the atypically modern character of Brett Ashley, and recent approaches to issues of sexuality in the novel.
Title:New Essays On The Sun Also RisesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:142 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.39 inPublished:June 26, 1987Publisher:Cambridge University Press

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ISBN - 10:0521317878

ISBN - 13:9780521317870

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction Linda Wagner-Martin; 2. Humor in The Sun Also Rises Scott Donaldson; 3. The Sun in its time: recovering the historical context Michael S. Reynolds; 4. Brett Ashley as New Woman in The Sun Also Rises Wendy Martin; 5. Decoding the Hemingway Hero in The Sun Also Rises Arnold E., and Cathy N. Davidson; 6. Afterthoughts on the twenties and The Sun Also Rises John W. Aldridge.

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Each volume begins with a substantial introduction by a distinguished authority on the text, giving details of the novel's composition, publication history, and contemporary reception, as well as a survey of major critical trends and readings from first publication to the present.