70 Days With Hemingway And Me

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Hemingway and Ethnicity

July 4th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Ethnicity, To Have and Have Not

I have to employ a bit of mental gymnastics when I read To Have and Have Not.
What I find I must do is divorce the word “nigger” from its 21st century connotation (and profound dearth of political correctness) and try to see it from Hemingway’s perspective some 70+ years ago.
It’s tough going.
I’m not one for [...]

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