An Introduction to The Sun Also Rises: Ernest Hemingway
Sums up the novel’s plot and key themes (e.g. love, jealousy, postwar disillusionment), focusing on the romantic entanglements of the main characters. Briefly surveys the novel’s critical reception, noting trends such as the shift by the end of the twentieth century from traditional code studies to gender examinations. Reprints critical essays ranging from 1969 to 2017 by such well-known Hemingway scholars as Linda Wagner-Martin, Alex Vernon, and Donald A. Daiker. Concludes with an annotated bibliography of further readings, featuring bibliographies, biographies, and criticism.
Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism