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Title

"A Man of the World" and "A Clean, Well-Lighted Place": Hemingway’s Unified View of Old Age

Author

John Leonard

Document Type

Article

Citation

Leonard, John. “‘A Man of the World’ and ‘A Clean, Well-Lighted Place’: Hemingway’s Unified View of Old Age.” Hemingway Review 13, no. 2 (Spring 1994): 62-73.

Annotation

Comparison study. Discusses the common theme of age found in the two stories, concluding that Hemingway maintained a uniform attitude toward age throughout his life. Leonard posits that although age brings adversity, Hemingway’s older characters face their challenges with varying degrees of dignity and a range of diminished heroism.

Published in

Hemingway Review

Volume

13

Issue

2

Date

Spring 1994

Pages

62-73

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