Hemingway’s Greatest Iceberg: The Composition of The Sun Also Rises
Manuscript study. Examines the development of the novel through Hemingway’s notebooks, exploring its transformation from a nonfiction sketch to a fictional novel. Balassi argues for the importance of omission to its composition. Emphasizes Hemingway’s personal experiences and interests, such as Spain, bullfighting, and the fiesta culture, as essential to the creation of the story.
Writing the American Classics