Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Animal RitesAmerican Culture, the Discourse of Species, and Posthumanist Theory$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Cary Wolfe

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780226905136

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: February 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226905129.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM CHICAGO SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.chicago.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of Chicago Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in CHSO for personal use.date: 05 April 2020

Aficionados and Friend Killers

Aficionados and Friend Killers

Rearticulating Race and Gender via Species in Hemingway

Chapter:
(p.122) Chapter 4 Aficionados and Friend Killers
Source:
Animal Rites
Author(s):

Cary Wolfe

Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226905129.003.0005

This chapter examines the depiction of race, gender and species in the works of Ernest Hemingway, particularly “The Sun Also Rises” and “The Garden of Eden.” It aims to show that the current tendency to view modernism as the more or less retrograde forerunner of our own more progressive attitudes about race, gender, or species is self-flattering and (at best) only half right. This chapter also discusses observations about Hemingway's interest in cross-gender identification and transgressive play with gender codes.

Keywords:   Ernest Hemingway, race, gender, species, The Sun Also Rises, The Garden of Eden, modernism, cross-gender identification, gender codes

Chicago Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.