Hemingway: A Master of the Short Story Form

September 30, 2016

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Hemingway – My GoodReads Review

September 30, 2016
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The Short StoriesThe Short Stories by Ernest Hemingway
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

The short story form has long been considered a literary art form that creatively expresses and explains the human condition. Some noteworthy past and present authors of the short story form include James Joyce, Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, Ezra Pound, Edgar Allan Poe, Gertrude Stein, Alice Munro, and Ernest Hemingway. All of whom have inspired many with their renowned works and revolutionised the way contemporary short story writers engage in the creative process of their own works. In Ernest Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast, he cleverly evokes the lively and vibrant atmosphere of Paris after the First World War and the youthful attitude, unrestricted talent, and rebellious enthusiasm that Hemingway himself embodied. Hemingway’s distinct talent for writing incredible prose is remarkable and has inspired the way many short story writers approach style, prose, character, and other literary techniques. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in “for his mastery of the art of narrative, most recently demonstrated in The Old Man and the Sea, and for the influence that he has exerted on contemporary style”…. Read more here >

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