Toklas, Conrad Aiken, W. Hemingway and Faulkner In Their Time has a chronological drift, and is capped by Faulkner's acid observations on Hemingway and vice versa. The narratives of Rovit and Waldhorn provide the cement that holds this mosaic portrait of the artists - observed and as observers - together. Table of Contents I. Toklas F. White James T. Farrell Robert Penn Warren W.
Historical background and notes provided by the compilers help to tie together the excerpts, leaving the reader with a vivid impression of the writers in their time. Photographs, index, and biographical materials add to the enjoyment of this fine, well-written book A fine book, a fine look at the times Hemingway and Faulkner were living and writing in, as reflected in the comments of their contemporaries, and a sense of honest humor make this an important reading experience.
Highly recommended. The result is an admirably researched companion to Hemingway and Faulkner's oeuvres Rovit and Waldhorn have given us a strong work of Hemingway-Faulkner scholarship showing how America's pre-eminent Modernists were 'locked [ Sentiments are suppressed to the boil. The frontier mentality had become universal — the individual is on his own, like a Pilgrim walking into the unknown with neither shelter nor guidance, thrown upon his own resources, his strength and his judgment.
There is an illuminating text in William James which is both significant and reminiscent, bridging the gap between Puritan moralism, its educational parables and exempla, and lost-generation turbulent heroism. The young man of the house had shot a little wolf called coyote in the early morning. The heroic little animal lay on the ground, with his big furry ears, and his clean white teeth, and his jolly cheerful little body, but his brave little life was gone.
Hemingway's two extended African safaris, the first in the s and the second in the s, gave rise to two of his best-known stories ("The Snows of. Editorial Reviews. Review. Mandel's book is a must for anyone who wishes to begin Hemingway and Africa (Studies in American Literature and Culture) Kindle Edition. by Miriam B. Mandel (Editor).
It made me think how brave all these living things are. Here little coyote was, without any clothes or house or books or anything, with nothing but his own naked self to pay his way with, and risking his life so cheerfully — and losing it — just to see if he could pick up a meal near the hotel. Henry James, Little, Brown and Co. That is the explanation of what the leopard was seeking at that altitude, and the answer was given time and again in the works of Ernest Hemingway.
But what about the ugliness, then? What about all the evil, the crude, the rude, the rough, the vulgar aspects of his work, even the horror, which dismayed people? How could all that be compatible with moral standards? That looked as though you did not want to see any. You see I am trying in all my stories to get the feeling of the actual life across — not to just depict life — or criticize it — but to actually make it alive.
So that when you have read something by me you actually experience the thing. It is only by showing both sides — 3 dimensions and if possible 4 that you can write the way I want to. If I write an ugly story that might be hateful to you or to Mother the next one might be one that you would like exceedingly. Like many other of his works, True at First Light was a blend of autobiography and fiction in which the author identified with the first person narrator.
The author, who never kept a journal or wrote an autobiography in his life, draws on experience for his realism, slightly transforming events in his life. In this sense, the posthumous novel Islands in the Stream is in some places neither fictional nor fictitious. It is a story told in the third person, as are all his major works. Thus we get to know the writer David Bourne, assuredly an explorer like Daniel Boone, on his adventurous Mediterranean honeymoon.
The former character is much more complex and difficult to define, however, and her ardor and the fire of marital love prove consuming and transmogrifying.
In this innocent borderland, moral limits are immediately extended, and conventional roles are reversed. From that moment the tables are turned. She mounts him in bed at night, and penetrates him in conjugal bliss:. Women with a gamin hairstyle, lovers who cut and dye their hair and change sexual roles, are themes that, with variations, occur in his novels from A Farewell to Arms, For Whom the Bell Tolls, to the posthumous Islands in the Stream.
They culminate in The Garden of Eden.
He is interested in ethnographic approaches to the state, postsocialism, space, and agency. Courses he teaches are about Middle Eastern culture, Central Asia, Islamic revival and social justice, and cultural theory. The book concerns how ethnic Uzbeks in the ancient Silk Road city of Osh, Kyrgyzstan think about political authority and post-Soviet transformations, based on research using vernacular language interviews and ethnographic fieldwork of urban social life that began in An upcoming project concerns a comparative look at notions of just society across the Middle East, Russia, and Asia.
Areas of expertise include cultural anthropology of Islamic knowledge and practice in post-Soviet Central Asia, focusing on Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. Professor Marx-Scouras works in contemporary French and francophone literature, theory, and cultural history. Her most recent book, La France de Zebda Faire de la musique un acte politique was published by the Editions Autrement in Paris in He was for many years associate editor, and later co-editor, of the journal Poetics Today.
He is the author of Postmodernist Fiction , Constructing Postmodernism , and The Obligation toward the Difficult Whole , as well as articles on free indirect discourse, mise en abyme, narrativity, modernist and postmodernist poetics, and science fiction.
Professor Mitchell specializes in late 19th- and early 20th-century African American literature, racial violence throughout American literature and culture, and black drama and performance. Professor Mitchell is equally interested in examining the impact that racial violence has had on artists who work in forms other than drama. Areas of expertise include U. She is currently working on a book on contemporary women comics. Areas of expertise include popular culture, film studies, and comedy. Her research focuses on language and urban identity, with a focus on ethnic identity and the discursive construction of cities and city neighborhoods as particular kinds of places.
She is also interested in ethnicity, gentrification, urban planning, narrative, intercultural communication, and language variation. She is the author of Turf Wars: Discourse, Diversity and the Politics of Place Blackwell, and articles in linguistics, anthropology, and urban studies journals on the topics mentioned above.
Areas of expertise include sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, ethnography, ethnicity, and place and space theory. Professor Moddelmog specializes in twentieth-century American literature, sexuality studies, and intersectionality studies. Marlene B. Her current projects include Hemingway in Context co-edited with Suzanne del Gizzo; forthcoming from Cambridge and a study of Havelock Ellis's influence on modernist and Harlem Renaissance writers. Areas of expertise include gender and sexuality studies, 20th-Century American literature, and modernism.
Her main area of research is Latin American film, but she has developed projects on urban culture, gendered discourses, questions of affect, and, more recently, youth cultures. She is currently working on a book on contemporary Latin American cinema and the politics of affect. The manuscript explores the evocation and deployment of emotion in contemporary film as a response to the hyper-rationalist discourses of postdictatorial politics and neoliberalism. Martin Joseph Ponce Ph.
His current projects include a study of how competing imperialisms and nationalisms are mediated through sexuality in Asian American literature; an analysis of how non-normative desires and sexualities are framed in post Asian American literature; and a reconsideration of "identity politics" in s and 70s ethnic cultures. Areas of expertise include gender and sexuality studies and 20th-Century British and American literature. Charles Quinn Ph. Professor Quinn teaches courses in Japanese language, language pedagogy, classical Japanese, and linguistics.
His work in pedagogy seeks to more fully conceptualize language as a cultural phenomenon, and to develop instructional practices that answer to that conceptualization. Another pedagogical challenge that Japanese culture confronts us with is in helping learners develop a reliable feel for socially apt ways of referring to themselves and others. If an adept reader of any genre is attuned to these mutual associations, identifying and exemplifying them in significant numbers of text tokens seems like good pedagogy for classical Japanese, too. Areas of expertise include Classical Japanese language, and linguistics and literature.
She is also interested in East Asian pedagogies, issues of modernity as they affect traditional arts, and literary translation. Quinn teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on Japanese literature and culture, theatre and performance, and classical Japanese language. Paul Reitter Ph. Currently, he is working on a monograph-length reckoning with the topic of Jewish self-hatred—to be published by Princeton University Press—as well as a translation of Salomon Maimon's brilliant and scabrous autobiography.
Her current research is on the methods of constructing discourses and defining fields of knowledge. Her work seeks to map conceptual routes, the long journey from Mercantilism to Neo-Liberalism. Her main quest is to enter the dynamics of discourse intersection itself and to follow its inner logic, focusing on nature and the representation of nature as it mutates from landscape into sugar fields, from forests into plantations, from cascades and lakes into transoceanic canals.
As discursive formations pass from wilderness into pastoral, and from pastoral into narratives of travel and exploration and from there into discourses on mining, industry, commerce and development, the natural process once narrated as disorder, ignorance, and entropy follows a curve that briefly passes through a moment of positivistic order, then seems to lead again towards narratives of entropy and chaos.
How that process is written is her main purpose; how it mutates, enables and condones is her aim. As new enclosures of natural spaces get under way, and increasingly smaller margins of nature are assigned to "natives," the current processes of natural industrial development could betray these workings in reverse. The hermeneutics of cultural constructions are part of her discussion.
The sources for this text are varied, and do not necessarily follow a chronological order. Rather, she advocates adjacency and wants to inscribe colonial texts into postcolonial discourse to pinpoint the continuities.
Tamar Rudavsky Ph. Brandeis University , Professor in the Department of Philosophy. Peter M. Shane J. Yale Law School , Jacob E. Davis and Jacob E. Davis II Chair in Law. He is an internationally recognized scholar in administrative law, with a specialty in separation of powers law, and has co-authored leading casebooks on each subject. His research interests are in constitutional and administrative law with special emphasis on separation of powers and the U.
In , he served as executive director of the Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy. Recent books include Stephen Coleman and Peter M. Areas of expertise include administrative law, civic engagement, Constitutional law, E-Democracy, judicial appointment, media and democracy, U. President, and separation of powers.
Professor Shuman is the author of articles on conversational narrative, literacy, political theory, food customs, feminist theory, and critical theory.
In her second collection of stories, Unaccustomed Earth , released to widespread commercial and critical success, Lahiri shifts focus and treats the experiences of the second and third generation. Others like Roger Williams and Nathaniel Ward more fiercely argued state and church separation. I think it is quite close. The recognition of Hemingway as a major and representative writer of the United States of America, was a slow but explosive process. This book is told in the first person, in the voice of Hadley. Finally Hemingway could endure no longer and, in , he took his own life. Denver Post, July 18,
Areas of expertise include gender and sexuality studies, folklore, and critical studies.