The Hemingway Bibliography
 

Title

Teaching A Farewell to Arms from a Modernist Perspective

Document Type

Book Chapter

Citation

Tyler, Lisa, ed. Teaching Hemingway’s “A Farewell to Arms.” Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 2008.

Annotation

Details her design for a modern American literature course in which she rearranges the usual chronology by beginning with A Farewell to Arms. Contends that such an arrangement helps students to understand the crucial modernist context of World War I and introduces them to the experimentation with narrative perspective they will encounter with other texts of the period. Provides a breakdown for slowing the novel’s reading into manageable chunks, focusing student attention on key passages. Provides prereading questions for each section.

Date

2008

Pages

101-112

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