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 […]
More about Cuts to FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS: Also Martha and Pauline
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” […]
Things Hemingway Cut From FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS: Part I
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 […]
What does Hemingway’s New Story Mean?
Dear Readers: The below is also by Nicolaus Mills, a Hemingway Scholar. All very interesting. Media photos added by me. Best, Christine Nicolaus Mills chairs the literature department at Sarah Lawrence College. He is currently working on a book about Ernest Hemingway and his World War II circle. The Real Message Of Hemingway’s ‘New’ Story […]