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Ernest Hemingway

American novelist and short story writer
(1899 - 1961)


The writer
Songs
 
'For whom the bell tolls'
'The old man and the sea'

(Updated on 13/01/2011)

 


The writer :

  • Ernest Hemingway (Wikipedia)
    1 Early life
    1.1 First writing experiences
    2 World War I until the Spanish Civil War
    2.1 Literary aftermath of WWI
    2.1.1 First novels and other early works
    2.1.2 The (First) Forty Nine Stories
    2.2 Early critical interplay
    2.3 For Whom the Bell Tolls
    3 Key West
    4 World War II and its aftermath

    4.1 Later years
    5 Death
    5.1 Posthumous publications
    6 Influence and legacy
    6.1 Awards and honors
    7 Works
    7.1 Novels
    7.2 Nonfiction
    7.3 Short story collections
    7.4 Film
    8 Notes
    9 References
    10 Further reading
    11 External links

 

  • Hemingway Exhibit Opens at JFK Library in Boston - Text + Audio - 17 April 2016
    "The Kennedy Library holds the world's largest collection of documents, photographs and personal belongings of the American writer Ernest Hemingway. Library Curator Stacey Bredhoff describes the collection as one of the library's "greatest treasures."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

 

 

'FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS' :

  • For Whom the Bell Tolls (Wikipedia)
    It "is a 1940 novel by Ernest Hemingway. It tells the story of Robert Jordan, a young American in the International Brigades attached to an anti-fascist guerilla unit in the mountains during the Spanish Civil War. As an expert in the use of explosives, he is given an assignment to blow up a bridge to accompany a simultaneous attack on the city of Segovia. The title and epigraph are drawn from "Meditation XVII" of Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions, an essay by metaphysical poet John Donne."
    1 Plot summary
    2 Characters in "For Whom the Bell Tolls"
    3 Main themes
    3.1 Imagery
    4 Literary significance & Critical Reaction
    4.1 Language 4.2 Narrative Style
    5 Allusions/references to actual events
    6 Adaptations
    7 References in popular culture
    8 Footnotes

THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA :

 

Songs :