Callaghan, Glassco, and the Canadian Lost Generation
Sets up the American myth of Paris, highlighting Hemingway as the expatriate spokesman. Explores Canadians Morley Callaghan’s and John Glassco’s motives for their memoirs, citing their desire to reclaim their narratives from Hemingway and reestablish the role of Canadian authors in the emerging modernist tradition. Discusses Callaghan’s relationship with Hemingway the man and Hemingway the myth, including their celebrated boxing match.
Essays on Canadian Writing
Brown, Russell. “Callaghan, Glassco, and the Canadian Lost Generation.” Essays on Canadian Writing 51 (Winter 1993): 83-112.