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Key West Hemingway: A Reassessment

Kirk Curnutt and Gail Sinclair (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033556
eISBN:
9780813038353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033556.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Conventional wisdom holds that Hemingway's Key West years were among his least productive, and many are dismissive of the works he produced during that time. In this collection, several Hemingway ... More


Why Esquire?: The Multiple Voices of Hemingway’s Complex Public Persona

John J. Fenstermaker

in Key West Hemingway: A Reassessment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033556
eISBN:
9780813038353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033556.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter refutes the critical commonplace that Hemingway's Esquire contributions suffer from an excessively macho presentation, insisting instead that the author crafted several different ... More


Letters and Literary Tourism: Hemingway as Your Key West Correspondent in “The Sights of Whitehead Street”

E. Stone Shiflet and Kirk Curnutt

in Key West Hemingway: A Reassessment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033556
eISBN:
9780813038353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033556.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter offers a historical-rhetorical analysis of one specific Esquire contribution, “The Sights of Whitehead Street,” in which Hemingway went to farcical extremes to decry his newfound status ... More


Michael Herr’s: Dispatches

Connie Schultz

in Second Read: Writers Look Back at Classic Works of Reportage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159319
eISBN:
9780231500586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159319.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This essay reviews the book Dispatches, by Michael Herr. Published in 1977, Dispatches is a recollection of Herr's experiences as a foreign correspondent during the Vietnam War. Critics immediately ... More


Beginnings

Peter Tonguette

in Picturing Peter Bogdanovich: My Conversations with the New Hollywood Director

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813147314
eISBN:
9780813179414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147314.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Discussion of Bogdanovich’s parents, upbringing, education, background on stage, early writing career.


Johnny Got His Gun—The Movie: Principal Photography and Editing

Larry Ceplair and Christopher Trumbo

in Dalton Trumbo: Blacklisted Hollywood Radical

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813146805
eISBN:
9780813154770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813146805.003.0024
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Trumbo’s investors did not provide adequate funds for the shoot, and they demanded that he rush the editing process so they could recoup their investment more quickly. Christopher worked closely with ... More


Withdrawing the Color Line: The First Famous African American Cartoonist

Robert C. Harvey

in Insider Histories of Cartooning: Rediscovering Forgotten Famous Comics and Their Creators

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461428
eISBN:
9781626740778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461428.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter talks about Elmer Campbell or “E. Simms Campbell,” a “fantastically talented colored kid” who became an Esquire cartoonist par excellence. Beginning with three cartoons in the very first ... More


Hemingway’s Disappearing Style

Donal Harris

in On Company Time: American Modernism in the Big Magazines

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231177726
eISBN:
9780231541343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177726.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The publication of Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea in Life magazine, where it sold more than two million copies in 48 hours, capstones two midcentury debates about the proper format of literature ... More


What Am I Doing Here?

Ann Charters and Samuel Charters

in Brother-Souls: John Clellon Holmes, Jack Kerouac, and the Beat Generation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604735796
eISBN:
9781621031666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604735796.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Less than a month after the publication of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, John Clellon Holmes finished his new jazz novel, titled The Horn. By this time, he and Kerouac were already the object of strong ... More


Modernism and the Quality Magazines: Vanity Fair (1914–36); American Mercury (1924–81); New Yorker (1925– ); Esquire (1933– )

Faye Hammill and Karen Leick

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume II: North America 1894-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199545810
eISBN:
9780191803475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199545810.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines four magazines — Vanity Fair, American Mercury,New Yorker, and Esquire — that engaged with modernism in varying ways. Vanity Fair showcased modernist art and literature and was ... More


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