Hemingway's Barbershop Quintet: The Garden of Eden Manuscript

Spilka, Mark
September 1987
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Fall1987, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p29
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Analyzes the lesbianism and androgynous theme in the fiction "The Garden of Eden," by Ernest Hemingway. Similarities with the story "Tender is the Night," by Scott Fitzgerald; Influence of Hemingway's relationship with his lesbian wife and other marriages; Background on his childhood when his mother twinned him with his older sister; Comparison with the tale "The Jungle Book," by Rudyard Kipling.


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