Hemingway and Tolstoy: "The Snows of Kilimanjaro" and "Death of Ivan Il’ich"
Comparison study drawing on the theories of twentieth-century philosophers Husserl, Heidegger, and Bakhtin. Shul’ts focuses on the similarities and discrepancies in Tolstoy’s and Hemingway’s narrative structure, character placement, construction of subjective reality, and thematic treatment of fate and predetermination. Emphasizes how Harry appreciates the natural world and dies an individualistic death, while Ivan transcends worldly concerns to find universal meaning in his death.
Tolstoy Studies Journal
Shul’ts, Sergei. “Hemingway and Tolstoy: ‘The Snows of Kilimanjaro’ and ‘Death of Ivan Il’ich.’” Tolstoy Studies Journal 25 (2013): 82-89.