Bilingual Wordplay: Variations on a Theme by Hemingway and Steinbeck

  title={Bilingual Wordplay: Variations on a Theme by Hemingway and Steinbeck},
  author={M. Gladstein},
  journal={The Hemingway Review},
  pages={81 - 95}
  • M. Gladstein
  • Published 2006
  • History
  • The Hemingway Review
  • Ernest Hemingway and John Steinbeck were among the few early 20th century American writers to incorporate the Spanish language into their work, making vanguard experiments in bilingual fiction. More often than not, this was to show their affinity for the working-class Spanish or Mexican people they were depicting. In this living within, between, and sometimes outside of two cultures, Hemingway and Steinbeck are not unlike early Chicano writers, with whom they share, in a limited way, a kind of… CONTINUE READING
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