Ernest Hemingway

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Ernest Hemingway was born in Oak Park, Illinois, a Chicago suburb, in 1899. During his early years he was influenced by his father, Clarence E. Hemingway, a physician who loved the outdoors and taught his son to fish and hunt, and by his mother, Grace Hall Hemingway, a forceful artistic woman who gave voice lessons and painted. The family summered in a cottage in northern Michigan, where Hemingway found opportunities for outdoor activities and observed the local Indians. He was educated in the Oak Park and River Forest High School but chose not to attend a university. Instead, at the age of eighteen, he joined the staff of the Kansas City Star in Kansas City, Missouri, as a cub reporter. Although he had written stories for his …

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Citation:
Fleming, Robert E.. "Ernest Hemingway". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 10 March 2001
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Articles on Hemingway's works

  1. "Hills Like White Elephants"
  2. 88 Poems
  3. A Farewell to Arms
  4. A Moveable Feast
  5. Across the River and Into the Trees
  6. Death in the Afternoon
  7. For Whom the Bell Tolls
  8. Green Hills of Africa
  9. In Our Time
  10. Islands in the Stream
  11. Men at War
  12. Men Without Women
  13. The Fifth Column and Forty-Nine Stories
  14. The Garden of Eden
  15. The Old Man and the Sea
  16. The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber
  17. The Snows of Kilimanjaro
  18. The Sun Also Rises
  19. The Torrents of Spring
  20. Three Stories and Ten Poems
  21. To Have and Have Not
  22. True at First Light
  23. Winner Take Nothing

Related Groups

  1. World War 1 Literature
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