Emasculating Papa: Hemingway at Bay
Gender study defending Hemingway’s writing against the critique of modern socio-political standards. Combines Hemingway’s fiction with biographical information and past criticism to clarify the complexity of the author’s stance on male/female and homosexual/heterosexual binaries. Focuses on themes of androgyny and sexual deviation in The Garden of Eden and A Moveable Feast as evidence of Hemingway’s ambivalence.
Vital Signs: Essays on American Literature and Criticism