The Hemingway Bibliography
 

Title

Second Growth: The Ecology of Loss in "Fathers and Sons"

Document Type

Book Chapter

Citation

Smith, Paul, ed. New Essays on Hemingway’s Short Fiction. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Annotation

Close analysis focusing on the ecological implications of loss and destruction. Connecting Hemingway to Nick, Beegel explores the story’s dysfunctional familial relationships considering the environmental devastation of the Michigan forests at the turn of the twentieth century. Concludes that Hemingway’s ecological education resulted in his growing awareness of the impossibility of renewal after some environmental disasters.

Date

1998

Pages

75-110

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