Re-Enactment of Old Wounds: Hemingway, War and Gender
Draws on gender-performance theory to analyze the fluid and paradoxical nature of gender identity in relation to war permeating Hemingway’s canon. Kocić concludes that for Hemingway war not only allows men the possibility of displaying their manhood but also feminizes them through their wounding and dependence on women. Links the fragmenting effects of war to the dislocated and decentered world of modernity.
Re-Entering Old Spaces: Essays on Anglo-American Literature