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Hemingways Dark Night: Catholic Influences and Intertextualities in the Work of Ernest Hemingway Matthew C Nickel

Hemingways Dark Night: Catholic Influences and Intertextualities in the Work of Ernest Hemingway

Matthew C Nickel

Published January 20th 2013
ISBN : 9780615753416
Paperback
304 pages
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 About the Book 

Speaking in 1957, Evelyn Waugh commented that Hemingway was really at heart a Catholic author.In this groundbreaking study, Matthew Nickel explores Hemingways Catholic faith through close scrutiny of his fiction and other writings. Using previously unpublished Hemingway letters, Nickel reveals how Hemingways profound sacramental sense of ritual, pilgrimage and sacrifice informed his work ... and his life.Matthew Nickel is a thorough and careful scholar. He has delved beneath the surface and has found a treasure trove of meaning. This book will enrich every readers understanding of Hemingway, the man and his work. - Valerie Hemingway, author of Running with the Bulls: My Years with the HemingwaysNickels scholarship is impeccable, thoroughgoing and perspicacious. ... A cutting-edge study of the most urgent concerns of one of our greatest writers. - H.R. Stoneback, Distinguished Professor English, SUNY New PaltzNickel has written a very strong Catholic reading of all of Hemingway, grounded in lucid textuality and exhaustive research. - Allen Josephs, past president of the Hemingway Foundation and Society, author of Ritual and Sacrifice in the Corrida