Minimalism and the Hemingway Hero
Reads the Hemingway hero as a reactionary response to the established literary antihero. Roston questions Cézanne’s influence, suggesting the emerging style of functionalism provided Hemingway with a new aesthetic for validating traditional moral themes in his writing. Examines The Sun Also Rises in light of Hemingway’s adaptation of functionalist modes in art and architecture.
Modernist Patterns in Literature and the Visual Arts