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Description - The The Letters of Ernest Hemingway: Volume 3, 1926-1929 by Ernest Hemingway

The Letters of Ernest Hemingway, Volume 3: 1926-1929, featuring many previously unpublished letters, follows a rising star as he emerges from the literary Left Bank of Paris and moves into the American mainstream. Maxwell Perkins, legendary editor at Scribner's, nurtured the young Hemingway's talent, accepting his satirical novel Torrents of Spring (1926) in order to publish what would become a signature work of the twentieth century: The Sun Also Rises (1926). By early 1929 Hemingway had completed A Farewell to Arms. Hemingway's letters of this period also reflect landmark events in his personal life, including the dissolution of his first marriage, his remarriage, the birth of his second son, and the suicide of his father. As the volume ends in April 1929, Hemingway is setting off from Key West to return to Paris and standing on the cusp of celebrity as one of the major writers of his time.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521897358
ISBN-10: 0521897351
Format: Hardback
(237mm x 164mm x 48mm)
Pages: 731
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 14-Oct-2015
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Ernest Hemingway

Rena Sanderson is Associate Professor Emerita of English at Boise State University. She served on the board of the Hemingway Society and Foundation and directed two Hemingway Conferences. Her works on Hemingway include Blowing the Bridge: Essays on Hemingway and For Whom the Bell Tolls (1992), Hemingway's Italy: New Perspectives (2006), and essays in The Cambridge Companion to Hemingway (1996) and in Hemingway and Women: Female Critics and the Female Voice (2002). Sandra Spanier, Professor of English at Pennsylvania State University, is General Editor of The Cambridge Edition of the Letters of Ernest Hemingway and is co-editor of its first two volumes. Some of her publications include Kay Boyle: A Twentieth-Century Life in Letters (2015) and Martha Gellhorn and Virginia Cowles' rediscovered play Love Goes to Press (1995; revised edition, 2010). Her most recent essay on Hemingway appeared in Ernest Hemingway in Context (2013), and she serves on the editorial board of The Hemingway Review. Robert W. Trogdon is Professor and Chair of the Department of English at Kent State University. He is co-editor for Volumes 1 and 2 of The Letters of Ernest Hemingway. He is author of The Lousy Racket: Hemingway, Scribners and the Business of Literature (2007) and editor of Ernest Hemingway: A Literary Reference (2002). He has served as a member of the board of the Ernest Hemingway Foundation and Society.

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