American Tourists in Spain
Surveys authors sympathetic to the Republican cause such as Hemingway, Martha Gellhorn, and Josephine Herbst, recounting their wartime activities as witnesses, reporters, and volunteer fighters. Carroll stresses Hemingway’s love of the Spanish people over his commitment to politics and relates the bitter controversy with the Lincoln veterans following the publication of For Whom the Bell Tolls, which many characterized as anticommunist. Argues against speculation regarding Milton Wolff, last commander of the Lincoln Brigade, as the prototype for Robert Jordan.
From Guernica to Human Rights: Essays on the Spanish Civil War