Big Two-Hearted River: Ernest Hemingway
Opens with a brief survey of the story’s publication history and critical reception, focusing on the autobiographical protagonist, controversial war wound interpretation, and role of the natural world. Reprints nearly twenty critical essays ranging from 1926 to 2011 by such well-known Hemingway scholars as Malcolm Cowley, Joseph M. Flora, and James Plath. Concludes with an annotated bibliography for further reading, including biographies, bibliographies, and criticism.
Short Story Criticism