Ernest Hemingway's A farewell to arms : a documentary volume /

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Oliver, Charles M.
Format: Book
Published: Detroit : Thomson Gale, 2005.
Series:Dictionary of literary biography ; v. 308.
Online Access:Connect to the online version of this resource
Table of contents
Table of Contents:
  • Cultural context for A farewell to arms
  • Hemingway's war
  • The historical background
  • Hemingway's journalism
  • A short story that became a novel
  • Considering serialization
  • Choosing a title
  • The final typed draft
  • Contravening conventions
  • The book proof
  • Fitzgerald's criticism
  • A new ending
  • Banned in Boston
  • The expurgation of A farewell to arms
  • American reviews
  • A critic's question [: what is dirt?]
  • English reviews
  • A European view
  • Stallings's play and the first movie
  • The 1958 movie
  • In spite of Robert Herrick / Louis Henry Cohn
  • T.S. Eliot on Hemingway / T.S.E.
  • The "dumb ox" / Wyndham Lewis
  • The reception of A farewell to arms in Germany / Helmut Papajewski
  • Farewell the separate peace / Edgar Johnson
  • A motto for A farewell to arms / David Daiches
  • The esthetics of simplicity / Joseph Warren Beach
  • Preface to the first French edition / Pierre Drieu La Rochelle
  • The story behind the love story / Robert Penn Warren
  • Looking back at a brilliant novel / Francis Hackett
  • Ford Madox Ford on the opening / Ford Madox Ford
  • A farewell to arms in The art of modern fiction / Ray B. West and Robert Wooster Stallman
  • The mountain and the plain / Carlos Baker
  • Hemingway's ambiguity : symbolism and irony / E.M. Halliday
  • The parallels of war and love / Philip Young
  • The religion of death in A farewell to arms / James F. Light
  • Tough talk : the rhetoric of Frederic Henry / Walker Gibson
  • Hemingway a footnote to Stein? / Brigid Brophy, Michael Levy, and Charles Osborne
  • A farewell to arms : Hemingway's "resentful cryptogram" / Judith Fetterley
  • Going back / Michael S. Reynolds
  • History in the service of art / Alfred Kazin
  • The value of ending / Bernard Oldsey
  • E.R.A. for Hemingway : a feminist defense of A farewell to arms / Joyce Wexler
  • Frederic Henry's escape and the pose of passivity / Scott Donaldson
  • Pseudoautobiography and personal metaphor / Millicent Bell
  • A Hemingway parody / Brian Neilson
  • Distance, voice, and temporal perspective in Frederic Henry's narration / James Phelan
  • Rinaldi and Ferguson / James R. Mellow
  • Manners and morals / Robert W. Lewis
  • Othello as a key to Hemingway / Ernest Lockridge
  • Hemingway's soldiers and their pregnant women : domestic ritual in World War I / Jennifer A. Haytock
  • Partial articulation : word play in A farewell to arms / Gary Harrington
  • Invalid masculinity : silence, hospitals, and anesthesia in A farewell to arms / Diane Price Herndl.