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Title

"Dear Dos/Dear Hem"—Ernest Hemingway and John Dos Passos: A Turbulent Relationship in Turbulent Times

Document Type

Essay

Citation

Rodenberg, Hans-Peter. “‘Dear Dos/Dear Hem’—Ernest Hemingway and John Dos Passos: A Turbulent Relationship in Turbulent Times.” In John Dos Passos: Biography and Critical Essays, edited by Maria Zina Gonalves de Abreu, Bernardo Guido de Vasconcelos, and Maria do Carmo Cunha Santos, 23-48. Newcastle upon Tyne, England: Cambridge Scholars, 2010.

Annotation

Chronicles their troubled relationship from their initial meeting in Paris in 1924 to Hemingway’s death in 1961. Traces their development as authors within a politically charged era and identifies personal jealousy and divergent political ideologies involving the Spanish Civil War as eventually coming between the two by the late 1930s. Frequent references to The Spanish Earth and For Whom the Bell Tolls.

Published in

John Dos Passos: Biography and Critical Essays

Date

2010

Pages

23-48

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