The Influence of the European Culture on Hemingway's Fiction
The Influence of the European Culture on Hemingway's Fiction is an essential companion to those who study Hemingway. The Europe that Hemingway experienced and recorded in his writing is arguably one of the most important elements in his fiction. This study will provide insight into the European settings of some of Hemingway's most iconic fiction.
- Hardback | 116 pages
- 149 x 222 x 15mm | 788g
- 09 Jun 2015
- Lexington Books
- Lanham, MD, United States
Table of contents
Table of Contents Chapter One: Hemingway and Italy: A Unifying Space of Loss and Gain Chapter Two: Italian Food as a Literary Device in Hemingway's Fiction Chapter Three: Hemingway and Spain: The Sacredness of the Land and Its People Chapter Four: Hemingway and Paris: Aimless Tourism Bibliography
Hemingway's expert Silvia Ammary allows a deep plunge into Hemingways's aesthetic Janus: the European varnish of his American stylistics. Written with impeccable knowledge of the author and a brilliant and sharp prose likewise, Ammary's book becomes a must for any enthusiastic reader or scholar who aims at relishing into the immanent essences of Hemingway's fiction and the influential medley of Italian, Spanish, and French undercurrents of his American universe-on such crucial keys as character building, psychology, the tantalizing treatment of food and drink, or the trans-Atlantic feat of the subject on the borderland...A splendid immersion that the Hemingway reader will welcome with the luxury of anticipation. -- Inmaculada Medina, The University of La Rioja Ammary's book inspires us to (re)turn to Hemingway's fiction and journey with his characters through European spaces with gusto, more keenly aware of our intensified senses as we enter viscerally into his world citizenry. -- Lesley Clement, Lakehead University Orillia
About Silvia Ammary
Silvia Ammary is assistant professor of American literature and writing at John Cabot University in Rome.