Alcoholism in Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises: A Wine and Roses Perspective on the Lost Generation
Reads the novel as a portrait of spiritual degradation and degeneration evident in the alcoholism of Jake and his friends. Djos examines dialogue, patterns of behavior, and the personalities of the characters to determine the impact of alcohol on their relationships with one another and the extent of self-destruction it has caused. Slightly revised version published in Writing Under the Influence: Alcoholism and the Alcoholic Perception from Hemingway to Berryman, 13-27. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Djos, Matts. “Alcoholism in Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises: A Wine and Roses Perspective on the Lost Generation.” Hemingway Review 14, no. 2 (Spring 1995): 64-78.