Ernest Hemingway

American writer and journalist Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Miller Hemingway was an American author and journalist. His economical and understated style had a strong influence on 20th-century fiction, while his life of adventure and his public image influenced later generations. Hemingway produced most of his work between the mid-1920s and the mid-1950s, and won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954. He published seven novels, six short story collections and two non-fiction works.
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Deceased
02 July 1961

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Hemingway the Museumgoer at the Met
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ERNEST HEMINGWAY the hunter, Hemingway the fisherman, Hemingway the drinker — they’re all part of the legend. Among the motifs in “The Select,” the Elevator Repair Service staging of “The Sun Also Rises,” currently at the New York Theater Workshop, is an inside joke about how much imbibing takes place in that
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THEATER REVIEW | 'THE SELECT (THE SUN ALSO RISES)'; A Lost Generation Drinks Up, Always on Jake Barnes's Tab
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It takes great discipline to stay sloppy drunk for three hours and still be smart and engaging. I bet you've never achieved that. (If you think you have, your memory is lying.) So raise a brimming glass to Elevator Repair Service, which exists in what appears to be a state of perpetual and severe intoxication for the entirety of ''The Select (The
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A Push-Button Hemingway Soundtrack
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IN a game of Six Degrees of Ernest Hemingway it might take a while to get to David Lee Roth, the founding frontman for the rock band Van Halen. But Papa Hemingway and Diamond Dave are united in virility at the New York Theater Workshop, where Mr. Roth's arena-size yelps are among the atmospheric audio effects in ''The Select (The Sun Also Rises),''
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Get the Best of Paris this Summer—Cheap Hotels in Paris Available with ... - DigitalJournal.com (press release)
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For a city that left Ernest Hemingway stupefied, Paris has lost none of its old charm, elegance and grace. One major advantage of the Owl City Concert is that it is widely accepted by the young and old of Paris. Every year, the event pulls crowds from
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"Midnight in Paris" actor mans up for Hemingway role - Reuters
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Stoll spoke to TheWrap about acting, the motion picture business and how he played Ernest Hemingway in "Midnight in Paris." Did you have any sense of the kind of phenomenon this movie was going to be? No. I expected it to get the attention that Woody
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Intersection | Hemingway vs. The Modern Man - WMFE
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August 23, 2011 | WMFE - Ernest Hemingway typifies a certain kind of man. It's a man who fishes, fights, writes, drinks, and lives life to the extreme. But for modern men there's a struggle between emulating that archetype and the modern image of
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Solera Pays Homage to Hemingway August 23 - 28 - Sacramento Bee
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19, 2011 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Ernest Hemingway, the literary legend who is inextricably linked to Spain, will be the focus of a weeklong celebration at Solera Cocina de Espana in Minneapolis, August 23 – 28. The authentic Spanish restaurant will pay
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Cuba? Why not? - Columbia Star
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American novelist and short–story writer Ernest Hemingway first visited Cuba in 1928. During the 1930s he often stayed in the Hotel Ambos Mundos, room 511. Papa frequented the neighborhood bar, La Bodeguita del Medio, near his hotel
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'Gendercide' in India - CNN (blog)
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NEW DELHI – Ernest Hemingway's collection of stories, Men without Women, examines tense gender relationships. In a particularly poignant story, a young man convinces his partner to have an abortion, viewing their
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A Classic, Condensed - Wall Street Journal
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They won't have to be seated quite as long for the company's new rendition of Ernest Hemingway's "The Sun Also Rises": This time, the company decided to do some editing. Kate Scelsa performs in 'The Select (The Sun Also Rises)
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Moderne Man Talk Debut Album, Ernest Hemingway, and Wes Anderson Flicks - Artistdirect.com
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Josh Ballard of Moderne Man spoke to ARTISTdirect.com editor and Dolor author Rick Florino in this exclusive interview about the album, why he likes Ernest Hemingway, Wes Anderson movies, and so much more. Did you have one vision for Moderne Man from
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Ernest Hemingway Photo Wins Paris Review Photoshop Contest - mediabistro.com
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The image embedded on the side showcases “Ernest Hemingway,” the winning photograph. The winner edited six photos for the contest. The pictures feature highly prolific writers such as George Orwell, Sir Salman Rushdie and Vladimir Nabokov
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Fulford: Hemingway's enduring legacy - National Post (blog)
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Half a century after his suicide in July 1961, Ernest Hemingway has become source material for the talents of other writers. That's part of his legacy. All his life he tried to live as good a story as any he wrote. By exploiting the new styles of
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Learning Not To Dislike Ernest Hemingway On The 50th Anniversary Of His Death - Huffington Post
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For much of the 1980s, beginning when I was in college, I used to read a Hemingway book a year. The point was not self-improvement but rather a kind of exploration: What was it, exactly, about his writing that I'd missed?
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The old man and the Seine - Sydney Morning Herald
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Exploring the city's cobbled streets, bustling cafes and ancient haunts, Sue Joseph understands why her idol Ernest Hemingway always had a place for Paris. ONE of the best things about having appalling schoolgirl French is that when travelling alone in
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Hemingway leaves indelible mark on Pamplona - AFP
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PAMPLONA, Spain — Room 217 in the Gran Hotel La Perla, swankiest hotel in northern Spain's bull-running city Pamplona, has barely changed since Ernest Hemingway last slept here. There are a few alterations the American writer might have abhorred -- a
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  • 1961
    Medical records made available in 1991 confirm that Hemingway had also been diagnosed with hemochromatosis in early 1961.
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    Two days later, in the early morning hours of July 2, 1961, Hemingway "quite deliberately" shot himself with his favorite shotgun.
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    Three months after Hemingway was released from Mayo Clinic, back in Ketchum, in April 1961, one morning in the kitchen Mary "found Hemingway holding a shotgun".
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    The FBI knew Hemingway was at the Mayo Clinic, as an agent later documented in a letter written in January 1961.
    After the 1961 Bay of Pigs Invasion, the Finca Vigia was expropriated by the Cuban government, complete with Hemingway's collection of "four to six thousand books".
  • 1960
    Meyers writes that "an aura of secrecy surrounds Hemingway's treatment at the Mayo", but confirms he was treated with electroconvulsive therapy as many as 15 times in December 1960, and in January 1961 was "released in ruins".
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    He was lonely and took to his bed for days, retreating into silence, despite having had the first installments of The Dangerous Summer published in Life in September 1960 to good reviews.
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    On July 25, 1960, Hemingway and Mary left Cuba, never to return.
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  • 1959
    In the summer of 1959, he visited Spain to research a series of bullfighting articles commissioned by Life magazine, returning to Cuba in January 1960 to work on the manuscript.
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    He was in Cuba in November 1959, between returning from Pamplona and traveling west to Idaho, and the following year for his 60th birthday; however, that year he and Mary decided to leave after hearing the news that Castro wanted to nationalize property owned by Americans and other foreign nationals.
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    The Finca Vigia became crowded with guests and tourists, as Hemingway, beginning to become unhappy with life there, considered a permanent move to Idaho. In 1959 he bought a home overlooking the Big Wood River, outside Ketchum, and left Cuba—although he apparently remained on easy terms with the Castro government, telling The New York Times he was "delighted" with Castro's overthrow of Batista.
    By 1959 he ended a period of intense activity: he finished A Moveable Feast (scheduled to be released the following year); brought True at First Light to 200,000 words; added chapters to The Garden of Eden; and worked on Islands in the Stream.
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  • 1957
    Excited about the discovery, when he returned to Cuba in 1957, he began to shape the recovered work into his memoir A Moveable Feast.
  • 1956
    In November 1956, while staying in Paris, he was reminded of trunks he had stored in the Ritz Hotel in 1928 and never retrieved.
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  • 1955
    From the end of the year in 1955 to early 1956, Hemingway was bedridden.
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  • 1954
    In October 1954, Hemingway received the Nobel Prize in Literature.
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    In 1954, while in Africa, Hemingway was almost fatally injured in two successive plane crashes.
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  • 1952
    The Old Man and the Sea became a book-of-the-month selection, made Hemingway an international celebrity, and won the Pulitzer Prize in May 1952, a month before he left for his second trip to Africa.
  • 1948
    In 1948, Hemingway and Mary traveled to Europe, staying in Venice for several months. While there, Hemingway fell in love with the then 19-year-old Adriana Ivancich. The platonic love affair inspired the novel Across the River and into the Trees, written in Cuba during a time of strife with Mary, and published in 1950 to negative reviews.
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  • 1946
    Nonetheless, in January 1946, he began work on The Garden of Eden, finishing 800 pages by June.
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    In 1946 he married Mary, who had an ectopic pregnancy five months later.
  • 1945
    The Hemingway family suffered a series of accidents and health problems in the years following the war: in a 1945 car accident, he "smashed his knee" and sustained another "deep wound on his forehead"; Mary broke first her right ankle and then her left in successive skiing accidents.
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    The last time that Hemingway saw Martha was in March 1945 as he was preparing to return to Cuba, and their divorce was finalized later that same year.
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  • 1944
    On December 17, 1944, a feverish and ill Hemingway had himself driven to Luxembourg to cover what was later called The Battle of the Bulge.
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    From May 1944 to March 1945, Hemingway was in London and Europe.
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  • 1940
    Pauline and the children left Hemingway that summer, after the family was reunited during a visit to Wyoming, and when Hemingway's divorce from Pauline was finalized, he and Martha were married November 20, 1940, in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
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  • 1939
    Gellhorn inspired him to write his most famous novel, For Whom the Bell Tolls, which he started in March 1939 and finished in July 1940.
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    In the spring of 1939, Hemingway crossed to Cuba in his boat to live in the Hotel Ambos Mundos in Havana.
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  • 1938
    He returned to Key West for a few months, then back to Spain twice in 1938, where he was present at the Battle of the Ebro, the last republican stand, and he was among the British and American journalists who were some of the last to leave the battle as they crossed the river.
  • 1937
    Late in 1937, while in Madrid with Martha, Hemingway wrote his only play, The Fifth Column, as the city was being bombarded.
    In 1937, Hemingway agreed to report on the Spanish Civil War for the North American Newspaper Alliance (NANA), arriving in Spain in March with Dutch filmmaker Joris Ivens.
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    During this period he also worked on To Have and Have Not, published in 1937 while he was in Spain, the only novel he wrote during the 1930s.
  • 1935
    In 1935 he first arrived at Bimini, where he spent a considerable amount of time.
  • 1934
    Hemingway bought a boat in 1934, named it the Pilar, and began sailing the Caribbean.
    On Hemingway's return to Key West in early 1934, he began work on Green Hills of Africa, which he published in 1935 to mixed reviews.
  • 1933
    In 1933, Hemingway and Pauline went on safari to East Africa.
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    Meanwhile, he continued to travel to Europe and to Cuba, and—although in 1933 he wrote of Key West, "We have a fine house here, and kids are all well"—Mellow believes he "was plainly restless".
  • 1931
    His third son, Gregory Hancock Hemingway, was born a year later on November 12, 1931, in Kansas City.
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  • 1930
    He was joined there by Dos Passos and in November 1930, after bringing Dos Passos to the train station in Billings, Montana, Hemingway broke his arm in a car accident.
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  • 1929
    In Spain during the summer of 1929, Hemingway researched his next work, Death in the Afternoon.
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  • 1928
    In the late spring, Hemingway and Pauline traveled to Kansas City, where their son Patrick was born on June 28, 1928.
  • 1927
    Pfeiffer, who was from a wealthy Catholic Arkansas family, had moved to Paris to work for Vogue magazine. Before their marriage, Hemingway converted to Catholicism. They honeymooned in Le Grau-du-Roi, where he contracted anthrax, and he planned his next collection of short stories, Men Without Women, which was published in October 1927, and included his boxing story "Fifty Grand".
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    The couple were divorced in January 1927, and Hemingway married Pfeiffer in May.
    After his 1927 divorce from Richardson, Hemingway married Pauline Pfeiffer; they divorced after he returned from the Spanish Civil War, where he had been a journalist, and after which he wrote For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940).
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  • 1926
    The manuscript arrived in New York in April; he corrected the final proof in Paris in August 1926, and Scribner's published the novel in October.
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    Hemingway's marriage to Hadley deteriorated as he was working on The Sun Also Rises. In the spring of 1926, Hadley became aware of his affair with Pfeiffer, who came to Pamplona with them that July.
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    He published his debut novel, The Sun Also Rises, in 1926.
  • 1925
    A few months later, in December 1925, the Hemingways left to spend the winter in Schruns, Austria, where Hemingway began revising the manuscript extensively.
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  • 1924
    The Hemingways returned to Pamplona in 1924 and a third time in June 1925; that year they brought with them a group of American and British expatriates: Hemingway's Michigan boyhood friend Bill Smith, Donald Ogden Stewart, Lady Duff Twysden (recently divorced), her lover Pat Guthrie, and Harold Loeb.
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  • 1923
    With his wife Hadley, Hemingway first visited the Festival of San Fermín in Pamplona, Spain, in 1923, where he became fascinated by bullfighting.
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  • 1922
    Hemingway was devastated on learning that Hadley had lost a suitcase filled with his manuscripts at the Gare de Lyon as she was traveling to Geneva to meet him in December 1922.
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    The American poet Ezra Pound met Hemingway by chance at Sylvia Beach's bookshop Shakespeare and Company in 1922.
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  • 1921
    They were married on September 3, 1921; two months later, Hemingway was hired as foreign correspondent for the Toronto Star, and the couple left for Paris.
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    In 1921, he married Hadley Richardson, the first of his four wives.
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  • 1920
    He returned to Michigan the following June and then moved to Chicago in September 1920 to live with friends, while still filing stories for the Toronto Star.
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  • 1919
    Hemingway returned home early in 1919 to a time of readjustment.
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    While recuperating, he fell in love, for the first time, with Agnes von Kurowsky, a Red Cross nurse seven years his senior. By the time of his release and return to the United States in January 1919, Agnes and Hemingway had decided to marry within a few months in America.
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  • 1918
    Early in 1918, Hemingway responded to a Red Cross recruitment effort in Kansas City and signed on to become an ambulance driver in Italy.
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  • 1916
    Hemingway and Marcelline both had pieces submitted to The Trapeze; Hemingway's first piece, published in January 1916, was about a local performance by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
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  • 1913
    From 1913 until 1917, Hemingway attended Oak Park and River Forest High School where he took part in a number of sports, namely boxing, track and field, water polo, and football.
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  • 1903
    He realized how Hadley must have felt after her own father's suicide in 1903, and he commented, "I'll probably go the same way."
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  • 1899
    Ernest Miller Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899, in Oak Park, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago.
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