The sun also rises : by Ernest Hemingway


The sun also rises : by Ernest Hemingway

editor, Keith Newlin

(Critical insights)

Salem Press, c2011

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 356-359) and index

"Works by Ernest Hemingway": p. 354-355


  • On The sun also rises / Keith Newlin
  • Biography of Ernest Hemingway / Stanley Archer
  • The Paris Review perspective / Petrina Crockford for The Paris Review
  • An American in Paris: Hemingway and the expatriate life / Matthew J. Bolton
  • Gender identity and the modern condition in The sun also rises / Jennifer Banach
  • The art of friction : Ernest Hemingway and William Faulkner / Lorie Watkins Fulton
  • The critical history of The sun also rises / Laurence W. Mazzeno
  • The wastelanders / Carlos Baker
  • The death of love in The sun also rises / Mark Spilka
  • Cabestro and Vaquilla : the symbolic structure of The sun also rises / Dewey Ganzel
  • The sun also rises : the wounded anti-hero / Delbert E. Wylder
  • The sun also rises : a reconsideration / Donald T. Torchiana
  • Hemingway's morality of compensation / Scott Donaldson
  • Love and friendship/man and woman in The sun also rises / Sibbie O'Sullivan
  • Performance art : Jake Barnes and "masculine" signification in The sun also rises / Ira Elliott
  • Reading around Jake's narration : Brett Ashley and The sun also rises / Lorie Watkins Fulton
  • The "whine" of Jewish manhood : rereading Hemingway's anti-Semitism, reimagining Robert Cohn / Jeremy Kaye
  • The pedagogy of The sun also rises / Donald A. Daiker
  • Life unworthy of life? Masculinity, disability, and guilt in The sun also rises / Dana Fore



The Sun Also Rises has cast a long shadow over American literature ever since its publication in 1926. Overnight, its author was acclaimed as the spokesman of what Gertrude Stein called the "lost generation"; young men and women began modeling themselves after the novel's tough-talking, dissolute characters; and its revolutionary prose style spawned countless imitations and, after these had worn thin, parodies. Though Hemingway went on to write five more novels and dozens of short stories before winning the Nobel Prize in 1953, The Sun Also Rises, his second novel, endures as a quintessential American classic. With its vivid characters and spare, laconic prose, it effectively captures the despair, disillusionment, and muted hope of a generation struggling to find meaning in a world torn apart by war. A favorite in high school and college classrooms around the world, it has also, as this volume attests, persisted in generating a wide range of critical opinions. Edited and with an introduction by Keith Newlin, Professor and Chair of the Department of English at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, this volume brings together a variety of new, classic, and contemporary criticism on Hemingway's masterpiece. Newlin's introduction describes how Hemingway revised his early draft of the novel, refining his initial inspiration-a trip he had taken to Pamplona with his wife and friends-into a complex, tightly woven story of implication and omission. Petrina Crockford, writing for The Paris Review, demonstrates how the novel prefigures Hemingway's development as a writer as well as the themes that would preoccupy him throughout his career. For readers studying The Sun Also Rises for the first time, a quartet of new essays provide valuable introductory material. Matthew J. Bolton explores the novel's cultural context with a discussion of Hemingway's involvement in the Parisian expatriate community; Jennifer Banach sets Hemingway's portrayals of masculinity and femininity within the novel against the cultural changes brought on by the war; Lorie Watkins Fulton, examining Hemingway's lifelong rivalry with William Faulkner, finds it prefigured in Jake Barnes's rivalry with Robert Cohn; and Laurence W. Mazzeno offers a survey of the major trends in criticism of the novel. The remainder of the volume presents a diverse selection of classic and contemporary critical essays. Carlos Baker, Hemingway's first biographer, provides an overview of the context in which Hemingway composed his famous work, while essays by Mark Spilka, Dewey Ganzel, Delbert E. Wylder, Donald T. Torchiana, and Scott Donaldson offer perspectives on some perennial critical concerns: what kind of morality the novel offers (if any), and just what qualities can be considered heroic in Hemingway's protagonists. More contemporary essays reflect recent shifts in critical preoccupations. In an alternative feminist reading, Sibbie O'Sullivan finds in Jake and Brett's relationship an affirmation of love and friendship. Ira Elliott considers the performative aspects of Jake's masculinity, and Lorie Watkins Fulton offers an alternative perspective on Jake's narration and Brett Ashley's character. Jeremy Kaye revisits Hemingway's depiction of Jewish masculinity in Robert Cohn, and Donald A. Daiker shows how teaching and learning figure as motifs througout the novel. Finally, Dana Fore draws on recent work in disability studies to offer an analysis of Jake's views of disability and his own injury. Concluding the volume are a chronology of Hemingway's life, a list of his principal works, and a lengthy bibliography of critical works for readers desiring to study this classic novel in greater depth.

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