The Hemingway Bibliography
 

Title

The Old Man and the Sea in the Light of Rasa Theory: An Indian Reading of Hemingway

Document Type

Book Chapter

Citation

Mandal, Somdatta, ed. The Ernest Hemingway Companion. Salt Lake City, UT: SAS Enterprise, 2002.

Annotation

Reads the novel considering an ancient Indian aesthetic focusing on emotion or rapture. Identifies bhavas (psycho-physiological states) and sancharibhavas (various fleeting states) at work throughout the novel. Contends that when Santiago admits defeat, he transcends his ego and emotions.

Date

2002

Pages

188-205

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