2Hemingway and HadleyHemingway married Hadley in Chicago on September 3, 1921One of the wedding guests was Sherwood Anderson, a mentor/writer friend of Hemingway’s
3Dateline: Paris, 1921Intrigued by Anderson’s description of Paris, Hemingway decided to move thereHemingway left for Paris with Hadley on Dec. 8, 1921Hemingway worked as a reporter for the Toronto StarHemingway fell in with expatriates in ParisHarold Loeb (model for Cohn)
5A tour of Paris sites in The Sun Also Rises: Hemingway’s apartment (video with Michael Palin)Montparnasse – the artistic Left Bank area in ParisCafés: 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.
6roman à clef A novel with a “key” Written about actual people and eventsExample: Robert Cohn is based on Hemingway’s friend Harold Loeb
7Hemingway never actually ran with bulls… Like these crazy people…
8Bullfighting 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
9A lifelong bullfighting aficionado… two tickets to the upcoming bullfights in Pamplona were found in his desk drawer after his death in 1961.
10The 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.