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Larsen, Lyle, 1942-
Stein and Hemingway : the story of a turbulent friendship / Lyle Larsen
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2011
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PS3537.T323 Z694 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 -- Friends and associates
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 -- Friends and associates
Subject(s) Friendship -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography
Physical Description v, 214 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
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
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

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