The Hemingway Bibliography
 

Title

Ernest Hemingway’s Suicideophobia

Document Type

Essay

Citation

Berman, Jeffrey. “Ernest Hemingway’s Suicideophobia.” In Surviving Literary Suicide, 101-36. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1999.

Annotation

Biographical exploration of Hemingway’s lifelong preoccupation with suicide manifested in his prose, poetry, and essays. Examines familial influences, including his predisposition to mental illness and his father Clarence Hemingway’s suicide. Discusses “Indian Camp” and For Whom the Bell Tolls. Concludes with a pedagogical exercise comparing Hemingway’s “To a Tragic Poetess” to Dorothy Parker’s “Résumé.”

Published in

Surviving Literary Suicide

Date

1999

Pages

101-136

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