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For whom the bell tolls, Ernest Hemingway

Label
For whom the bell tolls
Title
For whom the bell tolls
Statement of responsibility
Ernest Hemingway
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1937 Ernest Hemingway traveled to Spain to cover the civil war there for the North American Newspaper Alliance. Three years later he completed the greatest novel to emerge from "the good fight," For Whom the Bell Tolls. The story of Robert Jordan, a young American in the International Brigades attached to an antifascist guerilla unit in the mountains of Spain, it tells of loyalty and courage, love and defeat, and the tragic death of an ideal. In his portrayal of Jordan's love for the beautiful Maria and his superb account of El Sordo's last stand, in his brilliant travesty of La Pasionaria and his unwillingness to believe in blind faith, Hemingway surpasses his achievement in The Sun Also Rises and A Farewell to Arms to create a work at once rare and beautiful, strong and brutal, compassionate, moving, and wise. "If the function of a writer is to reveal reality," Maxwell Perkins wrote Hemingway after reading the manuscript, "no one ever so completely performed it." Greater in power, broader in scope, and more intensely emotional than any of the author's previous works, it stands as one of the best war novels of all time
Summary
The story of an American fighting in the Spanish Civil War, his loyalty and courage and his eventual disillusionment with love and defeat
Theme
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
033442
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1899-1961
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hemingway, Ernest
Dewey number
813/.52
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
840
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Spain
  • Americans
  • Civil War (Spain : 1936-1939)
  • Spain
Target audience
adult
Label
For whom the bell tolls, Ernest Hemingway
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Scribner, ©1940
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm32346288
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Scribner paperback fiction edition.
Extent
471 pages
Isbn
9780684803357
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
95015746
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)32346288
Label
For whom the bell tolls, Ernest Hemingway
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Scribner, ©1940
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm32346288
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Scribner paperback fiction edition.
Extent
471 pages
Isbn
9780684803357
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
95015746
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)32346288

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