The Hemingway Bibliography
 

Title

The Gambler, the Nun, and the Radio

Document Type

Book Chapter

Citation

Cirino, Mark and Susan Vandagriff, eds. Reading Hemingway's Winner Take Nothing: Glossary and Commentary. Kent, OH: Kent State UP, 2021.

Annotation

Annotates and comments, often line by line, on familiar and obscure details and allusions to the people, places, things, events, and other references found in the story. Opens with a discussion of the story's composition and publication history, place within the collection, and television adaptation (1960) before moving into an explication beginning with the title and closing with commentary on the story's various manuscript endings. Topics include the story's early 1930s cultural milieu, elliptical style, and treatment of music.

Date

2021

Pages

237-68

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