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(1899-1961) American writer. Ernest Hemingway was one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century. He was famous for his novels, short stories and essays, with works that include: "The Sun Also Rises" (1926), "A Farewell to Arms" (1929), "For Whom the Bell Tolls" (1940) and "The Old Man and the Sea" (1952). Hemingway received the Nobel...
Ernest Hemingway Quotes
Ernest Hemingway was a famous American novelist and short story writer, who was a significant influence in the 20th century. He was part of the Lost Generation of writers in Paris, and he was well acquainted with F. Scott Fitzgerald and other writers. Here are a few quotes.
1 - The Rise and Fall of a Literary Friendship
In "Hemingway vs. Fitzgerald," Scott Donaldson draws from a career in the study of Hemingway and Fitzgerald to create a complete story of the friendship between the two men. Read on.
2 - 'Til Death Do Us Part: Falling Apart
F. Scott Fitzgerald died from a heart attack on December 21, 1940. However, many events intervened in the years since their first meeting to create a rift that caused them to be less friendly for some years before death finally seperated them.
American Writers in Paris
Paris has been an extraordinary destination for American writers, including: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Mark Twain, Henry James, Gertrude Stein, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, E. E. Cummings, and Cole Porter.
Books Where Great Writers Speak
If you've ever wanted to hear the voices of some of the greatest writers in literary history reading their works, these collections provide you with the opportunity you've been waiting for...
Ernest Hemingway Books
Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) was a popular and controversial writer in his time. Here are a few related books.
Ernest Hemingway Works
Here's a list of the major works of Ernest Hemingway.
How to Say "I Love You"
Literature is filled with unrequited love, affairs, romances, the process of finding love, courtship, and discovering there are ways to live on even when a love is lost.
Whether the characters are eating, drinking, or in other ways making merry, food is an important part of many novels, poems, and other literary works. Taste the flavors of books and literature as you read about favorite characters from literary masters. Read more about cooking and literature!
If you're passionate about literature, you may wish to visit the sites where your favorite writers created literary classics. Visit the haunts of J.R.R. Tolkien; walk the streets of Dublin, the site for James Joyce's "Ulysses"; and discover the Paris that Ernest Hemingway, Henry James and others all wrote about. Explore the world of literary travel.
Nobel Prize in Literature - 1901 to present
By the terms of Alfred Bernhard Nobel's will (1896), the Nobel Prize for Literature is given to the person who has produced "the most distinguished work of an idealistic tendency" in the field of literature.
Pulitzer Prize Winners for Fiction
n 1904, Joseph Pulitzer made provision in his will for establishing the Pulitzer Prizes--to recognize excellence in writing. Since 1917, famous American writers like Edith Wharton, Willa Cather, Pearl Buck, Thornton Wilder, Sinclair Lewis, and more.
The Old Man and the Sea
At first glance, the story appears to be an extremely simple story of an old Cuban fisherman (Santiago), who catches an enormously large fish then loses it again. But, there's much more to the story than that...
Review: The Garden of Eden by Ernest Hemingway
A summary and review of Ernest Hemingway's posthumously published novel, The Garden of Eden.