The Hemingway Bibliography
 

Title

Hemingway

Document Type

Article

Citation

Llosa, Mario Vargas. “Hemingway.” Trans. Thilo Ullmann. Salmagundi no. 128/129 (Fall 2000–Winter 2001): 42-47.

Annotation

Explores the subtext of The Old Man and the Sea, attributing its endurance to the underlying theme of stoic courage and a transformative code, both of which lend universal meaning to the realist narrative. Recounts the story’s sources, including an anecdote from Hemingway’s skipper aboard the Pilar and an outline from a previously published Esquire article. Llosa argues that Hemingway’s mastery of structure and technique allows the story to move from anecdote to archetype.

Published in

Salmagundi

Volume

128/129

Date

2000

Pages

42-47

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