Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises (1926)
Reference source. Opens with a brief biography of Hemingway’s early years, including his conservative upbringing in Oak Park and later apprenticeship in Paris, before turning to a synopsis of the novel’s major plotlines, characters, and themes. Rodenberg situates The Sun Also Rises within its cultural and historical milieus, especially the Lost Generation. Considers the novel’s contemporary critical reception along with more current scholarly explorations focused on gender and sexuality.
Handbook of the American Novel of the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries