The Hemingway Bibliography
 

Title

Sexual Selection in The Sun Also Rises

Author

Bert Bender

Document Type

Essay

Citation

Bender, Bert. “Sexual Selection in The Sun Also Rises.” In The Descent of Love: Darwin and the Theory of Sexual Selection in American Fiction, 1871-1926, 41-59. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1996.

Annotation

Examines the text through the lens of sexual selection. Traces Hemingway’s use of Darwin’s principles of natural selection in relation to Brett’s characterization. Also discusses the influence of Havelock Ellis’s and Ezra Pound’s theories of modern sexual love.

Published in

The Descent of Love: Darwin and the Theory of Sexual Selection in American Fiction, 1871-1926

Date

1996

Pages

341-359

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