Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961)
Encyclopedic overview of Hemingway’s political engagement throughout his literary career. Suggests his overall experience with World War I led to a general disillusionment with politics, evidenced in The Sun Also Rises and A Farewell to Arms. Mentions his involvement with the Spanish Civil War where he was often viewed as a communist sympathizer, a view subverted in For Whom the Bell Tolls.
Literature and Politics Today: The Political Nature of Modern Fiction, Poetry, and Drama