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Ernest Hemingway on Writing

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ISBN-10: 0684854295

ISBN-13: 9780684854298

Edition: 1999

Authors: Larry W. Phillips, Ernest Hemingway

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List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Scribner
Publication date: 7/6/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.44" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

Ernest Hemingway did more to change the style of English prose than any other writer in the twentieth century, and for his efforts he was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1954. Publication of The Sun Also Rises and A Farewell to Arms immediately established Ernest Hemingway as one of the greatest literary lights of the twentieth century. As part of the expatriate community in 1920s Paris, the former journalist and World War I ambulance driver began a career that led to international fame. He covered the Spanish Civil War, portraying it in fiction in his brilliant novel For Whom the Bell Tolls, and he subsequently covered World War II. His classic novella The Old Man and the Sea won…    

Foreword by Charles Scribner, Jr.
Preface
What Writing Is and Does
The Qualities of a Writer
The Pain and Pleasure of Writing
What to Write About
Advice to Writers
Working Habits
Characters
Knowing What to Leave Out
Obscenity
Titles
Other Writers
Politics
The Writer's Life