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Title

In the Same Corner of the Prize Ring: Jack London, Ernest Hemingway, and Boxing

Document Type

Article

Citation

Martin, Michael J. “In the Same Corner of the Prize Ring: Jack London, Ernest Hemingway, and Boxing.” Studies in American Naturalism 11, no. 1 (Summer 2016): 69-83.

Annotation

Influence study on the authors’ lifelong fascination with boxing, examining their treatment of masculinity, race, and capitalist corruption found within the sport. Explores their shared interest in Jack Johnson, the first African American heavyweight champion, and evolving racial views as evidenced in writings such as “The Killers,” “Fifty Grand,” The Sun Also Rises and London’s “The Mexican” and The Abysmal Brute (1911).

Published in

Studies in American Naturalism

Volume

11

Issue

1

Date

Summer 2016

Pages

69-83

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