Ernest Hemingway's A farewell to arms : a reference guide

by Wagner-Martin, Linda.

Format: Print Book 2003
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Carnegie Library of McKeesport Nonfiction 813.52 W125
Location  Carnegie Library of McKeesport
 
Collection  Nonfiction
 
Call Number  813.52 W125
 
 
Summary

Wagner-Martin, a respected scholar of American modernism and former president of the Ernest Hemingway Foundation and Society, offers a comprehensive guide to the novel's genesis, plot, background, themes, style, and critical reception. Each chapter overviews a significant element of the novel and includes thorough documentation. A bibliographic essay is also included.

A landmark of American literature, Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms (1929) is one of the most widely read and studied novels of the 20th century. Written by a respected scholar of American modernism and former president of the Ernest Hemingway Foundation and Society, this reference is a comprehensive guide to the novel's genesis, plot, background, themes, style, and critical reception. Each chapter overviews a significant element of the novel and includes thorough documentation. The volume closes with a bibliographic essay, which provides summaries of current criticism in such fields as gender and feminist theory, medical humanities, and lesbian and gay studies.

Additional Information
Series Greenwood guides to literature.
Subjects Hemingway, Ernest, -- 1899-1961. -- Farewell to arms.
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Literature and the war.
War stories, American -- History and criticism.
Publisher Westport, Conn. :Greenwood Press,2003
Language English
Description xiv, 172 pages ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 031331702X (alk. paper)
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