Sunday, September 27

Ernest Hemingway: Between Two Wars

A visa from the War Department issued in 1944.
"This is the first ever major museum exhibition devoted to the work of Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961), one of the most celebrated American authors of the 20th century. Organized in partnership with the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, it includes multiple drafts of Hemingway's earliest short stories, notebooks, heavily revised manuscripts and typescripts of his major novels—The Sun Also Rises, A Farewell to Arms, and For Whom the Bell Tolls. The show also presents correspondence between Hemingway and his legendary circle of expatriate writers in 1920s Paris, including Gertrude Stein, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Sylvia Beach. Focusing on the inter-war years, the exhibition explores the most consistently creative phase of Hemingway's career and includes inscribed copies of his books, a rarely-seen 1929 oil portrait, photographs, and personal items. ..."
The Morgan Library & Museum
The Morgan Library & Museum: Images
NY Times: Hemingway Was a Pack Rat. Here’s What His Mementos Reveal.
New Yorker: May, 13, 1950. How Do You Like It Now, Gentlemen? By Lillian Ross

2012 June: "The Spanish Earth", Written and Narrated by Ernest Hemingway, 2014 November: Lost Generation