Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
On Company TimeAmerican Modernism in the Big Magazines$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Donal Harris

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780231177726

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: September 2017

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231177726.001.0001

Show Summary Details

Hemingway’s Disappearing Style

Hemingway’s Disappearing Style

Chapter:
(p.173) Chapter 5 Hemingway’s Disappearing Style
Source:
On Company Time
Author(s):

Donal Harris

Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231177726.003.0006

The publication of Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea in Life magazine, where it sold more than two million copies in 48 hours, capstones two midcentury debates about the proper format of literature (book or magazine) and the extent to which Hemingway's literary style--and modernism in general--have become synonymous with American popular culture. Simultaneously, the rise of television forces big magazines to conceptualize themselves as a “minor” form in 1950s media culture.

Keywords:   Ernest Hemingway, Life magazine, Esquire, The Old Man and the Sea, Middlebrow, television

Columbia Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .