Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know. Ernest Hemingway So, yes it was a sad ending that leaves you feeling empty and like nothing is worth anything and love all ends up in the gutter and nothing matters. Where did Frederic Henry go after he left the hospital and walked out into […]
Favorite Lines: What are yours? A few of mine. This is part one. at some point there will be a part two.
happy end of dog days of summer! GREAT LINES FROM HEMINGWAY 1.) You are all a lost generation. The Sun Also Rises. 2.) They’re only dangerous when they’re alone, or only two or three of them together. Chapter 13 – The Sun Also Rises. 3.) Isn’t it pretty to think so? Last line of […]
And a bit more about Cuts from FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS (This is really interesting when he discusses with Perkins what he might change or did change.)
By April 20, 1940, he told Max Perkins that he had thirty-two chapters completed. That month he decided on a title. As he had done in the past, he turned to the Bible and Shakespeare for inspiration, and after considering some twenty-five possibilities he settled on The Undiscovered Country. But he was not completely satisfied with […]
Myths about Ernest Hemingway—the hard-living, hard-drinking, celebrity he-man—have proliferated almost to the same extent as his literary fame and have inevitably clouded opinions of his work, especially for those who have not read it or read it closely. Even a writer as fine as Orhan Pamuk has misjudged Hemingway’s literature, referring to “his war-loving heroes” […]
Fascinating. Media/Photos added by me. Best, Christine What Hemingway Cut From For Whom the Bell Tolls An Epilogue, For Starters VIA SCRIBNERBy Seán Hemingway July 16, 2019 During the Spanish Civil War (1936–1939), Spain became a battleground in the fight between freedom and fascism. Fascism prevailed. To gain a powerful and palpable impression of the civil war in […]