Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway

Born: July 21, 1899

Died: July 2, 1961

Nationality: American

Occupation: Novelist

Biography: Ernest Miller Hemingway was an American author and journalist. His economical and understated style had a strong influence on 20th-century fiction, while his life of adventure and his public image influenced later generations. Hemingway produced most of his work between the mid-1920s and the mid-1950s, and won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954.

Source/Notes: Letter (6 December 1924); published in Ernest Hemingway : Selected Letters 1917-1961 (1981) edited by Carlos Baker
Source/Notes: Letter (9 April 1945); published in Ernest Hemingway : Selected Letters 1917-1961 (1981) edited by Carlos Baker

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Source/Notes: His definition of guts. As quoted in: New Yorker, 30 Nov. 1929

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