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1 The Sun Also Rises: A Hemingway Travelogue

2 Hemingway and Hadley Hemingway married Hadley in Chicago on September 3, 1921 One of the wedding guests was Sherwood Anderson, a mentor/writer friend of Hemingway’s

3 Dateline: Paris, 1921 Intrigued by Anderson’s description of Paris, Hemingway decided to move there Hemingway left for Paris with Hadley on Dec. 8, 1921 Hemingway worked as a reporter for the Toronto Star Hemingway fell in with expatriates in Paris Harold Loeb (model for Cohn)

4 You are all a lost generation…
Gertrude Stein

5 A tour of Paris sites in The Sun Also Rises:
Hemingway’s apartment (video with Michael Palin) Montparnasse – the artistic Left Bank area in Paris Cafés: Le Dôme, La Closerie des Lilas, La Rotonde, Le Select, and La Coupole are all still open and are much the same as they appeared in the 1920s.

6 roman à clef A novel with a “key”
Written about actual people and events Example: Robert Cohn is based on Hemingway’s friend Harold Loeb

7 Hemingway never actually ran with bulls…
Like these crazy people…

8 Bullfighting Hemingway saw his first bullfight in 1923.
Hemingway spent as much time as possible in Pamplona during the 1920s. Hemingway even tried his luck at bullfighting! Hemingway

9 A lifelong bullfighting aficionado…
two tickets to the upcoming bullfights in Pamplona were found in his desk drawer after his death in 1961.

10 The Running of the Bulls
The “correct” outfit for the San Fermín Festival (Running of the Bulls) is a white shirt, white trousers, and a “splash” of red. Legend says “Saint Fermín” was killed by a bull over 1000 years ago.

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