Sex, Sexuality, and Marriage
On Hemingway’s gender and sexual complexities. Argues that understanding both Hemingway and his characters is best achieved by examining both the author’s and society’s changing attitudes about sexuality. Contends that Hemingway was a student, participant, and astute chronicler of sexual and gender roles. Draws briefly on The Sun Also Rises, A Farewell to Arms, The Garden of Eden, and other texts.