Death in Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea
Collection of reprinted essays by such well-known Hemingway scholars as William E. Cain and A. E. Hotchner. Broken into three sections, the volume opens with a biographical overview of Hemingway’s life and career, focusing on his physical and psychological decline. Section two provides critical analyses of the novel’s themes of death, heroism, and environmentalism. The volume closes with contemporary perspectives on aging and death. Includes a chronology and bibliography of additional readings on Hemingway, death, and dying.