Fitzgerald-Wilson-Hemingway: Language and Experience by Ronald Berman

By Ronald Berman

In this research, Ronald Berman examines the paintings of the critic/novelist Edmund Wilson and the paintings of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway as they wrestled with the issues of language, adventure, conception and truth within the "age of jazz." by way of focusing in particular on aesthetics—the methods those writers translated daily fact into language—Berman demanding situations and redefines many frequently authorized rules about the legacy of those authors.

Fitzgerald is mostly regarded as a romantic, yet Berman exhibits that we have to extend the belief of Romanticism to incorporate its philosophy. Hemingway, largely seen as a stylist who captured adventure by way of simplifying language, is published as consciously demonstrating reality's resistance to language. among those well known writers stands Wilson, who's severely prompted by way of Alfred North Whitehead, in addition to Dewey, James, Santayana, and Freud.

By patiently mapping the correctness of those philosophers, historians, literary critics and writers, Berman goals to open a gateway into the period. This paintings will be of curiosity to students of yankee literature, philosophy and aesthetics; to educational libraries; to scholars of highbrow historical past; and to normal readers attracted to Fitzgerald, Hemingway and Wilson.

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