The Hemingway Bibliography
 

Title

Why Esquire? The Multiple Voices of Hemingway’s Complex Public Persona

Document Type

Book Chapter

Citation

Curnutt, Kirk and Gail D. Sinclair, eds. Key West Hemingway: A Reassessment. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2009.

Annotation

Explores the underlying reasons for Hemingway’s decision to write for the upscale gentlemen’s magazine, including the opportunity to craft his public persona as a hardworking artist and knowledgeable sportsman, respond directly to critical attacks, and supplement his income by working with friend and ally, editor Arnold Gingrich. Fenstermaker praises Hemingway’s canon in Esquire for its broad view of the author’s interests, ideas, and values. Passing references to Death in the Afternoon and Green Hills of Africa.

Date

2009

Pages

206-219

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