Ernest Hemingway's classic novella, The Old Man and the Sea
is one of his most famous works. It was a bestseller when it was first published, and William Faulkner said of the work, "Time may show it to be the best single piece of any of us, I mean his and my contemporaries." Read more about The Old Man and the Sea
, by Ernest Hemingway, with these top books.
by Ernest Hemingway. Simon & Schuster. Using the simple, powerful language of a fable, Hemingway takes the timeless themes of courage in the face of defeat and personal triumph won from loss and transforms them into a magnificent twentieth-century classic.
by Patricia Dunlavy Valenti. Greenwood Publishing Group. One chapter with particular appeal to students deals with Hemingway's treatment of the ethos and issues of baseball and sports. Included are documents pertaining to the Cuban league, the legendary Joe DiMaggio, and a historical perspective of baseball offered by the Director of Research at the Cooperstown Baseball Hall of Fame in an original interview conducted for this book.
by Ernest Hemingway, Charleston Heston (Reader). HarperCollins. Nobel Prize-winning giant Ernest Hemingway is widely considered one of the greatest American authors of the Twentieth Century. Here, listeners can experience his riveting style both from his own voice and from one of America's most esteemed actors.
by Arthur Waldhorn. Syracuse University Press. After a biographical sketch and discussion of his style in general, he focuses on particular stories, groups of stories, and novels.
by Bonnie Szumski (Editor). Gale Group. Find essays on Ernest Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea
, which should give you some insight into one of Hemingway's greatest works and winner of the Pulitzer Prize.
by Harold Bloom. Chelsea House Publishers. Upon completing the novel The Old Man and the Sea
, Ernest Hemmingway stated that the manuscript was as good as he could write at the time. This edition of Bloom's Notes studies the novel on various fronts, including examining the novel as a fable, its unoriginality, style, symbolism, and more. Take another look at this widely-read novel.
by Gerry Brenner. Twayne Pub. Here's another critical reference resource for Ernest Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea
, complete with background information, biographical details, and much more.