The Hemingway Bibliography
 

Title

Hemingway’s Constructed Africa: Green Hills of Africa and the Conventions of Colonial Sporting Books

Document Type

Book Chapter

Citation

Fleming, Robert, ed. Hemingway and the Natural World. Moscow: University of Idaho Press, 1999.

Annotation

Comparison study of African books in Hemingway’s collection to Green Hills of Africa. Contends that despite Hemingway’s vilification of earlier safari books and expressed intention to surpass them in honesty and verisimilitude, he draws heavily upon the genre’s themes and conventions such as the sportsmen’s rules for hunting.

Date

1999

Pages

87-97

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