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Title

Santiago and the Eternal Feminine: Gendering La Mar in The Old Man and the Sea

Document Type

Book Chapter

Citation

Broer, Lawrence R. and Gloria Holland, eds. Hemingway and Women: Female Critics and the Female Voice. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2002.

Annotation

Ecological approach elevating the sea setting to protagonist status (i.e. “sea as wife”). Rather than engaging in a violent contest with the sea, Santiago’s loving treatment epitomizes the correct relationship between man and nature, a relationship that Manolin will continue to honor long after Santiago’s passing.

Date

2002

Pages

131-156

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