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Title

Yes, That Is a Roll of Bills in My Pocket: The Economy of Masculinity in The Sun Also Rises

Document Type

Article

Citation

Leland, Jacob Michael. “Yes, That Is a Roll of Bills in My Pocket: The Economy of Masculinity in The Sun Also Rises.” Hemingway Review 23, no. 2 (Spring 2004): 37-46.

Annotation

Proposes that economic agency enables Jake Barnes to master his environment, regain his lost masculinity and American identity, and establish himself socially. While all are characteristic accomplishments of the Hemingway hero, Leland concludes that Jake’s economic agency ultimately proves insufficient for controlling his relationship with Brett.

Published in

Hemingway Review

Volume

23

Issue

2

Date

Spring 2004

Pages

37-46

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