19

Nov

2013

Proud Papa Hemingway

 
Proud Papa Hemingway

Hemingway as a Family Man

Hemingway as a proud father, a loving son, and an affectionate brother—these are not the usual ways we have come to see such an iconic American writer. But his letters reveal the man behind the myth, and beneath his brash persona there was a dedicated family man.

 

1. On his grandmother

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2. On his wife Hadley

Papa-02

3. On his son’s birth

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4. On supporting his family

Papa-04

 

5. On Bumby’s teething

Papa-05

 

6. On brotherly love

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7. On Bumby’s first words

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8. On Bumby’s upbringing

Papa-08

 

9. Did he mention he loved Hadley?

Papa-09

 

10. On fatherhood

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For more information, visit The Letters of Ernest Hemingway, Volume 2 (1923-1925), edited by Sandra Spanier, Albert J. DeFazio III, and Robert W. Trogdon.

 

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