The Hemingway Bibliography
 

Title

The "Survivor": Martha Gellhorn and Ernest Hemingway

Document Type

Essay

Citation

McDowell, Lesley. “The ‘Survivor’: Martha Gellhorn and Ernest Hemingway.” In Between the Sheets: The Literary Liaisons of Nine 20th-Century Women Writers, 231-61. New York: Overlook Press, 2010.

Annotation

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.

Published in

Between the Sheets: The Literary Liaisons of Nine 20th-Century Women Writers

Date

2010

Pages

231-261

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