Male and Female Roles in Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises
Geared to young adults. Collection of previously published excerpts of essays on the novel’s gender issues by such well-known Hemingway scholars as Linda Wagner-Martin, James Nagel, Edmund Wilson, and Wendy Martin. Bryfonski’s introduction briefly surveys Hemingway’s life, the compositional history of the novel, and the author’s longstanding interest in themes of androgyny, gender roles, and homosexuality. Includes a chronology of the author’s life and bibliography for further reading.