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 (hĕm′ĭng-wā′), Ernest Miller 1899-1961.
American writer. A World War I ambulance driver, journalist, and expatriate in Paris during the 1920s, he wrote short stories and novels, such as The Sun Also Rises (1926) and The Old Man and the Sea (1952), that concern courageous, lonely characters and are marked by his terse literary style. He won the 1954 Nobel Prize for literature.


(Biography) Ernest. 1899–1961, US novelist and short-story writer. His novels 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): Nobel prize for literature 1954


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Ernest (Miller), 1899–1961, U.S. novelist, short-story writer, and journalist: Nobel prize 1954.
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Noun1.Hemingway - an American writer of fiction who won the Nobel prize for literature in 1954 (1899-1961)
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Synopsis: Ernest Hemingway (July 21, 1899--July 2, 1961) embraced adventure and courted glamorous friends while writing articles, novels, and short stories that captivated the world.
The Hemingway Review uses the "Abbreviations for Hemingway Works" created for the Cambridge Edition of The Letters of Ernest Hemingway.
The Sloppy Joe's in Key West, Florida, every year hosts the "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest, the establishment's tribute to the great American author who frequented the place in the 1930s.
In a boldly successful move, it uses Pilar, the boat Hemingway bought in 1934, which he so loved, as a lynch-pin--a way into his relationships, his contradictions, his values, strengths and failings, and final spiral of disintegration.
Hemingway Ltd, a US-based company owned by the estate and family of Ernest Hemingway, has entered into a worldwide license agreement with Hemingway Hotels and Resorts to develop luxury hotels and resorts.
Kappel Prize, we come across a story just as marvelous and not at all invented: an Ernest Hemingway who celebrates gender-bending, who rewrites Gayle Rubin's "Thinking Sex" by suggesting that her celebration of each person's "benign sexual variation" must be expanded to encompass an equal right to "benign gender variation.
The Hemingway Patrols: Ernest Hemingway and His Hunt for U-boats.
IT SOUNDS A BIT LIKE A Hemingway novel: An aging novelist, bound for Europe on the Ile de France with his fourth wife, meets a vivacious, attractive fellow passenger, and during the long Atlantic crossing flirtation blossoms into infatuation.
of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), this is the fourth collection of Ernest Hemingway criticism in a series that began with Hemingway: Five Decades of Criticism (1987).
The Lousy Racket: Hemingway, Scribner's, and the Business of Literature.
These smaller, almost identically named books are In Our Time: Three Stories & Ten Poems (1923) and in our time (1924), which preceded the better-known In Our Time (1925), itself one of the least-studied Hemingway texts, being the central focus of only three full-length studies, which include Wendolyn E.