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907 Whitehead Street

Carol Hemingway

in Key West Hemingway

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print August 2009 | ISBN: 9780813033556
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813038353 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813033556.003.0003
907 Whitehead Street

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The previous chapter's critique is furthered in this chapter by Ernest Hemingway's wife, Carol, who depicts the dangers of literary exploitation by illuminating the gap between her husband's memories of his boyhood home and the dubious legends perpetuated in its current incarnation as a tourist attraction. Ernest Hemingway spent many productive writing years surrounded by family life, bountiful hunting, fishing, and being visited by a circle of like-minded friends in his Whitehead Street home.

Keywords: Carol Hemingway; literary exploitation; Ernest Hemingway; Key West; family life

Chapter.  5085 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards)

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