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Ernest Hemingway

1899–1961
Novels, stories, poetry, memoir
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In Our Time [SHOW] [HIDE]

It may seem strange to pick In Our Time as Hemingway's greatest story collection because many individual stories in later collections have become more familiar—and are arguably.... more

The Sun Also Rises [SHOW] [HIDE]

It's an irony that the first successful novel by a writer accused of being mindlessly ballsy features a hero without a penis. Jake Barnes had it shot off in the war, a tragedy that.... more

A Farewell to Arms [SHOW] [HIDE]

A Farewell to Arms has been called the best American novel to come out of World War I. That could be accurate. I can think of very few other American novels that are even.... more

"The Snows of Kilimanjaro" [SHOW] [HIDE]

It's not the story I would pick as Hemingway's best, as I have a thing against writers writing about being writers. particularly about writers not being able to write. But this.... more

For Whom the Bell Tolls [SHOW] [HIDE]

For me this is the big Hemingway book. His greatest work and one of the most important novels of the twentieth century. And it is a big book, his longest. But For Whom.... more

The Old Man and the Sea [SHOW] [HIDE]

A lot has been said about Hemingway's ideals of courage, grace under pressure, and all that. But my own feeling is that what he really wanted was to be considered.... more

Ernest Hemingway

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First appearance of works in book form

1923

Three Stories and Ten Poems Stories and poems

Stories "Up in Michigan", "Out of Season", "My Old Man"; poems "Mitraigliatrice", "Oklahoma", "Oily Weather", "Roosevelt", "Captives", "Champs d'Honneur", "Riparto d'Assalto", "Montparnasse", "Along With Youth", "Chapter Heading"

1924

in our time Eighteen vignettes

1925

In Our Time Sixteen vignettes and sixteen stories

Stories "On the Quai at Smyrna", "Indian Camp", "The Doctor and the Doctor's Wife", "The End of Something", "The Three Day Blow", "The Battler", "A Very Short Story", "Soldier's Home", "The Revolutionist", "Mr. and Mrs. Elliot", "Cat in the Rain", "Out of Season", "Cross Country Snow", "My Old Man", "Big Two-Hearted River, Part I", "Big Two-Hearted River, Part II"

1926

The Torrents of Spring Novella

The Sun Also Rises Novel

1927

Men Without Women Fourteen stories

"The Undefeated", "In Another Country", "Hills Like White Elephants", "The Killers", "Che Ti Dice La Patria?", "Fifty Grand", "A Simple Enquiry", "Ten Indians", "A Canary for One", "An Alpine Idyll", "A Pursuit Race", "Today is Friday", "Banal Story", "Now I Lay Me"

1929

A Farewell to Arms Novel

1932

Death in the Afternoon Non-fiction

1933

Winner Take Nothing Fourteen stories

"After the Storm", "A Clean, Well-Lighted Place", "The Light of the World", "God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen", "The Sea Change", "A Way You'll Never Be", "The Mother of a Queen", "One Reader Writes", "Homage to Switzerland", "A Day's Wait", "A Natural History of the Dead", "Wine of Wyoming", "The Gambler, the Nun, and the Radio", "Fathers and Sons" (three stories added in 1977 edition)

1935

The Green Hills of Africa Memoir

1937

To Have and Have Not Novel

1938

The Fifth Column and the First Forty-Nine Stories Play and stories

Play "The Fifth Column": stories incl. "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber", "The Capital of the World", "The Snows of Kilimanjaro", "Old Man at the Bridge"

1940

For Whom the Bell Tolls Novel

1950

Across the River and Into the Trees Novel

1952

The Old Man and the Sea Novella

1964

A Moveable Feast Memoir

1969

The Fifth Column and Four Stories of the Spanish Civil War Play and stories

Stories "The Denunciation", "The butterfly and the Tank", "Night Before Battle", "Under the Bridge"

1970

Islands in the Stream Novel

1972

The Nick Adams Stories Twenty-four stories

incl. "Three Shots", "The Indians Moved Away", "The Last Good Country", "Crossing the Mississippi", "Night Before Landing", "Nick sat against the wall....", "In Another Country", "Summer People", "Wedding Day", "On Writing"

1979

88 Poems Poems

1981

Ernest Hemingway Selected Letters 1917–1961 Letters

1985

The Dangerous Summer Non-fiction

Dateline: Toronto Journalism

1986

The Garden of Eden Novel

The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway Stories

incl. "Nobody Ever Dies", "The Good Lion", "The Faithful Bull", "Get A Seeing-Eyed Dog", "A Man of The World", "A Train Trip", "The Porter", "Black Ass at the Cross Roads", "Landscape with Figures", "Landscape with Figures", "I Guess Everything Reminds You of Something", "Great News from the Mainland", "The Strange Country", "An African Story", "One Trip Across", "The Tradesman's Return"

1999

True at First Light Fictionalized memoir

2005

Under Kilimanjaro Fictionalized memoir

2011

The Letters of Ernest Hemingway 1907-1922 Letters

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In Our Time

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The Sun Also Rises

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The Killers

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A Farewell to Arms

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The Snows of Kilimanjaro

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The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber

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For Whom the Bell Tolls

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The Old Man and the Sea

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A Farewell to Arms

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The Snows of Kilimanjaro

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For Whom the Bell Tolls

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In Our Time
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The Sun Also Rises
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Men Without Women
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A Farewell to Arms
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The Fifth Column and Four Stories of the Spanish Civil War
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