Killin’em with Kindness: "The Porter" and Hemingway’s Racial Cauldron
Explores the story’s racial binaries exemplified in Uncle George. Dudley situates the story within the historical racial context of early twentieth-century America and compares it “The Battler.” Concludes that Hemingway’s stories reveal the fallacy of racial stereotype and white supremacy. Slightly revised version published in Hemingway, Race, and Art: Bloodlines and the Color Line. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 2012.