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Stein and Hemingway : the story of a turbulent friendship / Lyle Larsen.

Author/Creator:
Larsen, Lyle.
Publication:
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
v, 214 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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Subjects:
Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 -- Friends and associates.
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 -- Friends and associates.
Friendship -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Summary:
"This text explores Gertrude Stein's and Ernest Hemingway's friendship, one of the most fascinating and instructive literary associations of the twentieth century. They moved from a mentor/student relationship to a rivalry between artistic peers. Despite fluctuations--of love, jealousy, resentment and name-calling--their association endured due to Stein's weakness for Hemingway and his need for her"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Pt. 1. Just like brothers
The genius of Montparnasse
Shadowboxing along the Seine
Crafting a style and an image
Making the heavyweight class
Composition as explanation
Old faces and new
Pt. 2. Taking patches of skin off
Poor old papa
Getting even
Knowing the vital spots
To be one succeeding
In time of war
Three-cushion shots
Broken beyond repair.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780786460564 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786460563 (softcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
659753689