Mr. Novelist Goes to War: Hemingway and Steinbeck as Front-line Correspondents
Discusses the authors’ contributions as World War II reporters, comparing their personal experiences and reporting style. Argues that while Hemingway focused on the larger imagery of war, Steinbeck focused on the psychological state of the men. Concludes that Hemingway made himself the protagonist of his writing, while the more private Steinbeck turned the spotlight on others.
War, Literature & the Arts