Hemingwayesque


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Hemingwayesque

(ˌhɛmɪŋˌweɪˈɛsk)
adj
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) of, relating to, or like Ernest Hemingway or his literary style
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Adj.1.Hemingwayesque - in the manner of Ernest Hemingway
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Sigal himself is a colorful, Hemingwayesque journalist.
Wilhelm's literary voice instead speaks in a pared-down, Hemingwayesque modernist style whose sparse language and blunt descriptions captured the psyche of a wide American audience.
Gouffignat's irreverence and gleeful sense of irony is an instantly likeable form of Hemingwayesque grace under pressure.
137) is a matter-of-fact, Hemingwayesque account of an instance of coldly administered cruelty to a child, with some fine moments of dialogue in Chatsworth dialect.
My brother never acquired one for hunting, either; he lacked the Faulknerian or Hemingwayesque appetite for it.
He analyzes in detail Vonnegut's antagonisms toward Hemingway (though Vonnegut is viewed by some as "the most recognizably Hemingwayesque of the new generation of writers to emerge after World War II").
There is no stirring contest between bull and matador, no highly ritualized artistry as in Spanish bullfights, no sequined outfits, no Hemingwayesque turn of phrase about death in the afternoon.
The result is an almost Hemingwayesque concision with which this story burns along energetically and a restrained bile that makes it a pleasure to read.
com)-- He was larger than life, Hemingwayesque, a hero of the Spanish Civil War, a friend of Picasso's, a guru to the 1968 student revolts in Paris.
He relinquishes such analysis for a mess of Eliotian or Hemingwayesque allusions.
Descriptions of her village slip easily into loping, Hemingwayesque sentences tinged with provincial pride: "We had earthworks going back for two hundred years, and a shipyard with more than a hundred workers and a lunch-break siren that could be heard all over the town at noon.
Pickford, 46, a jaunty, wiry man who doesn't really resemble the Hemingwayesque character conjured up by his hobbies of big-game hunting and ocean fishing, doesn't normally deal with the racing side of Chapel Forge's output, leaving that to his company manager.