"In New York It'd Mean I Was a...": Masculinity Anxiety and Period Discourses of Sexuality in "The Sun Also Rises."
- Life Unworthy of Life?: Masculinity, Disability, and Guilt in "The Sun Also Rises." Fore, Dana // Hemingway Review;Spring2007, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p74
This essay re-evaluates the character of Jake Barnes from a disability studies perspective. Previous interpretations that treat Barnes's trauma realistically still tend to reinforce traditional stereotypes about disabled men, including the notion that Jake may "turn" gay because of his injury....
- Yes, That Is a Roll of Bills in My Pocket: The Economy of Masculinity in "The Sun Also Rises." Leland, Jacob Michael // Hemingway Review;Spring2004, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p37
Considers the idea of masculinity in the book "The Sun Also Rises," with regard to economic changes at the beginning of the twentieth century. Notion of modern American masculinity advanced by "Sun"; Sexual agency articulated by Jake Barnes via his economic practices; Shift in the 1920s from a...
- Melancholy Modernism: Gender and the Politics of Mourning in "The Sun Also Rises." Forter, Greg // Hemingway Review;Fall2001, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p22
Focuses on the gender and the politics of mourning on the book "The Sun Also Rises," by Ernest Hemingway. Implications of the novel for the U.S. gender crises; Forms of manhood; Viability of masculinity.
- Defusing Violence: Maneuvering Confrontation in The Sun Also Rises. WILLIS, RACHEL // James Dickey Review;Fall/Winter2012, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p47
A literary criticism of the novel "The Sun Also Rises," by Ernest Hemingway is presented. It explains why Barnes fails to navigate sex or violence well when the culturally-acceptable masculinity praised sexual abilities and celebrated violence. It thinks that with his problematized gender...
- More humor in The Sun Also Rises. Hattenhauer, Darryl // Hemingway Review;Spring91, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p56
Identifies submerged jokes and understated humor in the novel `The Sun Also Rises,' by Ernest Hemingway. Use of dramatic irony to make the Mike Campbell character reveal himself; Hemingway's use of humor to develop the novel's theme; Character Jake Barnes' notion of life as a simple matter of...
- Who Was That Black Man?: A Note on Eugene Bullard and "The Sun Also Rises." Svoboda, Frederic J. // Hemingway Review;Spring98, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p105
Suggests that the character of the black drummer in Ernest Hemingway's book "The Sun Also Rises" was modeled on Eugene Bullard, an expatriate American boxer and jazz drummer who was the first African-American fighter pilot. Parallels between Bullard's life and the life of the novel's narrator;...
- Protestant, Catholic, Jew: "The Sun Also Rises." Berman, Ron // Hemingway Review;Fall98, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p33
Presents a critique of the book "The Sun Also Rises," by Ernest Hemingway. Book's presentation of Protestant, Catholic and Jewish ideas; Impact of Hemingway's preference for medieval concepts on the book; Background on Hemingway's anti-Semitism.
- Othello as a Key to Hemingway. Lockridge, Ernest // Hemingway Review;Fall98, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p68
Presents a critique of the book "The Sun Also Rises," by Ernest Hemingway. Significance of William Shakespeare's "Othello" in Hemingway's works; Anti-Semitism expressed by the book; Sadism in the relationship between the book's main characters.
- Jake's Odyssey: Catharsis in "The Sun Also Rises." Rudat, Wolfgang E. H. // Hemingway Review;Fall84, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p33
Demonstrates how Jake Barnes, the sexually impotent narrator in Ernest Hemingway's "The Sun Also Rises," experiences catharsis and develops a sense of recognition and heroic action in the novel's concluding part. Brett's attempt to psychologically castrate Jake by indirectly reminding him of his...