Ernest Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast: The Making of Myth
Comprehensive treatment analyzing both myths surrounding the autobiography’s composition and those residing within it. Tackles major issues such as the time of its writing, importance of the Ritz Hotel papers, and Hemingway’s blending of fact with fiction. Careful study of the manuscripts provides important insights into Hemingway’s writing and revision processes. Convincingly argues that most of A Moveable Feast was written in Hemingway’s final years. Concludes with a commentary on the editing of the autobiography following his death.