Hemingway’s Fetishism: Psychoanalysis and the Mirror of Manhood
Psychoanalytical approach to Hemingway’s life and writings, discussing such traditional psychoanalytical concerns as phallic symbols, fetish objects, and castration anxiety. Eby focuses on the construction of identity and gender in his examination of the various fetishes (e.g. hair, tanning, racial otherness) in A Farewell to Arms, For Whom the Bell Tolls, Across the River and into the Trees, Islands in the Stream, and The Garden of Eden.
Eby, Carl. Hemingway’s Fetishism: Psychoanalysis and the Mirror of Manhood. New York: State University of New York Press, 1999.