The Hemingway Bibliography
 

Title

"The Real Thing"? Representing the Bullfight and Spain in Death in the Afternoon

Author

Peter Messent

Document Type

Book Chapter

Citation

Mandel, Miriam B., ed. A Companion to Ernest Hemingway’s “Death in the Afternoon.” Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2004.

Annotation

Takes issue with Hemingway’s idealized version of Spain, interrogating the author’s claims of authenticity against the complexity of cultural translation. Discusses Hemingway’s status as an outsider in Spain, and investigates constructions of Spanish and American national culture, as well as the economic and cultural impacts of tourism.

Date

2004

Pages

123-141

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