The Torrents of Spring

The Torrents of Spring

A Romantic Novel in Honor of the Passing of A Great Race

Book - 1998
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An early gem from the greatest American writer of the twentieth century
First published in 1926, The Torrents of Spring is a hilarious parody of the Chicago school of literature. Poking fun at that "great race" of writers, it depicts a vogue that Hemingway himself refused to follow. In style and substance, The Torrents of Spring is a burlesque of Sherwood Anderson's Dark Laughter, but in the course of the narrative, other literary tendencies associated with American and British writers akin to Anderson -- such as D. H. Lawrence, James Joyce, and John Dos Passos -- come in for satirical comment. A highly entertaining story, The Torrents of Spring offers a rare glimpse into Hemingway's early career as a storyteller and stylist.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1998
Edition: 1st Scribner Paperback Fiction ed
ISBN: 9780684839073
0684839075
Characteristics: 90 p. ; 21 cm

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