The Sun Also Rises by Prof. Harold Bloom


The Sun Also Rises by Prof. Harold Bloom

Published in 1926, Ernest Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises quickly established the author as one of the great writers of his time. Based on Hemingway's experiences, The Sun Also Rises is the story of a group of American and English expatriates living in Paris who take an excursion to Pamplona, Spain. The novel has forever associated Hemingway with bullfights and the running of the bulls. This powerful work of modern fiction, filled with memorable characters and universal themes, is summarized in this volume and enhanced by thought-provoking critical extracts, focused biographical details, and an annotated bibliography.


This is the type of novel that is open to interpretation and students will gain a better understanding from reading all of the discussion. Doctorow is quoted in several chapters. Students looking for criticism and analysis of literary works will find it easy to use this title rather than searching endlessly for the Journals in which these articles may have originally appeared. A valuable resource for literature collections.

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Publication date

15th May 2007



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