Faulkner and Hemingway: Biography of a Literary Rivalry
by Joseph Fruscione
Publisher: The Ohio State University Press 2012
Number of pages: 272
In the first book of its kind, Joseph Fruscione examines the contentious relationship of two titans of American modernism -- William Faulkner and Ernest Hemingway. At times, each voiced a shared literary and professional respect; at other times, each thought himself the superior craftsman and spoke of the other disparagingly.
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