The Inception and Reception of "A Farewell to Arms."

Lewis, Robert W.
September 1989
Hemingway Review;Fall89, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p91
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Discusses the inception and reception of Ernest Hemingway's "A Farewell to Arms." Foundation of the novel upon Hemingway's wartime and personal experiences; Realistic aspects of life depicted in the novel; Criticism of the novel by some readers for its frankness; Characterization of the protagonist Catherine Barkley; Juxtaposition of the themes of love and war.


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