The Hemingway Bibliography
 

Title

On Bobsledding, Lugeing, Skiing, Tobogganing, Skis Leaning Against Alpine Inn Walls, Frozen Carcasses, Death, Glory, and Transcendence: Winter Sport in Hemingway’s Journalism and Fiction

Document Type

Article

Citation

Stoneback, H. R. “On Bobsledding, Lugeing, Skiing, Tobogganing, Skis Leaning Against Alpine Inn Walls, Frozen Carcasses, Death, Glory, and Transcendence: Winter Sport in Hemingway’s Journalism and Fiction.” Aethlon: The Journal of Sport Literature 11, no. 2 (Spring 1994): 117-29.

Annotation

Notes the importance of winter sports in Hemingway’s life and writing, citing numerous examples including journalistic pieces from the Toronto Star, A Farewell to Arms, Death in the Afternoon, “An Alpine Idyll,” “Cross-Country Snow,” and “The Snows of Kilimanjaro.” Attributes the origins of Hemingway’s grace under pressure phrase to snow skiing rather than to bullfighting.

Published in

Aethlon: The Journal of Sport Literature

Volume

11

Issue

2

Date

Spring 1994

Pages

117-129

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