- Publisher: Cambridge University Press
- Online publication date: August 2020
- Print publication year: 2020
- Online ISBN: 9781108860062
- DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108860062
The subject of endless biographies, fictional depictions, and critical debate, Ernest Hemingway continues to command attention in popular culture and in literary studies. He remains both a definitive stylist of twentieth-century literature and a case study in what happens to an artist consumed by the spectacle of celebrity. The New Hemingway Studies examines how two decades of new-millennium scholarship confirm his continued relevance to an era that, on the surface, appears so distinct from his—one defined by digital realms, ecological anxiety, and globalization. It explores the various sources (print, archival, digital, and other) through which critics access Hemingway. Highlighting the latest critical trends, the contributors to this volume demonstrate how Hemingway's remarkably durable stories, novels, and essays have served as a lens for understanding preeminent concerns in our own time, including paranoia, trauma, iconicity, and racial, sexual, and national identities.
‘Essays are well researched and footnoted, and the volume features a useful works cited and index. This collection points to excellent avenues for continued exploration of Hemingway’s influence in the contemporary world.’
R. M. Roberts Source: Choice
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