Dating Hemingway’s Early Style/Parsing Gertrude Stein’s Modernism
Claims that Gertrude Stein’s influence on Hemingway’s early style has been largely undervalued in Hemingway scholarship over the past twenty years. Ryan argues that Hemingway learned to use the “Uncle Charles Principle,” typically attributed to Joyce, from Stein. Compares Stein’s Three Lives (1909) and Hemingway’s “Up in Michigan” to draw out stylistic similarities in the two writers.
Journal of American Studies