The Hemingway Bibliography
 

Title

Imaginary Heaven, African Hell in "The Snows of Kilimanjaro"

Document Type

Article

Citation

Larsen, Richard B. “Imaginary Heaven, African Hell in ‘The Snows of Kilimanjaro.’” JAISA: The Journal of the Association for the Interdisciplinary Study of the Arts 2, no. 2 (Spring 1997): 45-51.

Annotation

Argues that the story becomes much darker than conventionally thought when contextualized with African lore. Larsen theorizes that Harry’s fate represents an ironic “African Hell” in which he becomes a hyena, a creature paralleling Harry’s greedy and disreputable nature.

Published in

JAISA: The Journal of the Association for the Interdisciplinary Study of the Arts

Volume

2

Issue

2

Date

Spring 1997

Pages

45-51

This document is currently not available here.

Share

COinS