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The TORRENTS OF SPRING
The TORRENTS OF SPRING
Author: Ernest Hemingway
An early gem from the greatest American writer of the twentieth century First published in 1926, The Torrents of Spring is a hilarious parody of the Chicago school of literature. Poking fun at that "great race" of writers, it depicts a vogue that Hemingway himself refused to follow. In style and substance, The Torrents of Sprin...  more » is a burlesque of Sherwood Anderson's Dark Laughter, but in the course of the narrative, other literary tendencies associated with American and British writers akin to Anderson -- such as D. H. Lawrence, James Joyce, and John Dos Passos -- come in for satirical comment. A highly entertaining story, The Torrents of Spring offers a rare glimpse into Hemingway's early career as a storyteller and stylist.
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ISBN-13: 9780684839073
ISBN-10: 0684839075
Publication Date: 4/6/1998
Pages: 96
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Publisher: Scribner
Book Type: Paperback
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