The "Survivor": Martha Gellhorn and Ernest Hemingway
Detailed chronicle of the tumultuous celebrity relationship between Hemingway and Gellhorn. McDowell speculates on their motives in the relationship as well as their influence on each other, both personal and literary. Responds to several popular beliefs, including Gellhorn’s having “chased” Hemingway and Hemingway’s alleged cruelty during their marriage. Examines Gellhorn’s development as a writer before and after her relationship with Hemingway.
Between the Sheets: The Literary Liaisons of Nine 20th-Century Women Writers