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The Torrents of Spring A Romantic Novel in Honor of the Passing of a Great Race

Hemingway, Ernest

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ISBN 10: 0684130882 / ISBN 13: 9780684130880
Editorial: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, NY, 1972
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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(full book description) Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, NY, 1972. REPRINT Edition 1st Printing, Fine/VG, Hard Cover, DJ With MYLAR. Size=5.5"x8", 90pgs. 3/8" DJ tear top and bottom rear edges, red DJ has very slight fading on spine and in rubbed at fore-edges, o.w. clean, bright and tight. No ink names, bookplates, etc. Price unclipped. DJ in a clear plastic protective cover. ISBN 0684130882 20% OFF our regular catalogue price. SELLING WORLDWIDE since 1987. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!. N° de ref. de la librería CONROY202169I

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Título: The Torrents of Spring A Romantic Novel in ...

Editorial: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, NY

Año de publicación: 1972

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Very Good

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An early gem from the greatest American writer of the twentieth century

First published in 1926, The Torrents of Spring is a hilarious parody of the Chicago school of literature. Poking fun at that "great race" of writers, it depicts a vogue that Hemingway himself refused to follow. In style and substance, The Torrents of Spring is a burlesque of Sherwood Anderson's Dark Laughter, but in the course of the narrative, other literary tendencies associated with American and British writers akin to Anderson -- such as D. H. Lawrence, James Joyce, and John Dos Passos -- come in for satirical comment. A highly entertaining story, The Torrents of Spring offers a rare glimpse into Hemingway's early career as a storyteller and stylist.

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Born in Oak Park, Illinois, in 1899, Ernest Hemingway served in the Red Cross during World War I as an ambulance driver and was severely wounded in Italy. He moved to Paris in 1921, devoted himself to writing fiction, and soon became part of the expatriate community, along with Gertrude Stein, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ezra Pound, and Ford Madox Ford. He revolutionized American writing with his short, declarative sentences and terse prose. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954, and his classic novella THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA won the Pulitzer Prize in 1953. Known for his larger-than-life personality and his passions for bullfighting, fishing, and big-game hunting, he died in Ketchum, Idaho, on July 2, 1961.

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