Hemingway’s Pursuit of Self-Reliance
Influence study situating The Sun Also Rises within the context of Emerson’s writings, particularly “Self-Reliance.” Analyzes the novel as a test of Emerson’s vision for America to create a distinct cultural identity devoid of European thought. Identifies each character as broken and imperfect, but nonetheless striving for independence and freedom from past traditions within the Lost Generation.
Litteraria Pragensia: Studies in Literature and Culture
Doyle, Michael F., III. “Hemingway’s Pursuit of Self-Reliance.” Litteraria Pragensia: Studies in Literature and Culture 24, no. 48 (Dec. 2014): 66-78.