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Everybody Behaves Badly - The True Story Behind Hemingway's Masterpiece The Sun Also Rises-logo

Everybody Behaves Badly - The True Story Behind Hemingway's Masterpiece The Sun Also Rises

Lesley M.M. Blume

The making of Ernest Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises, the outsize personalities who inspired it, and the vast changes it wrought on the literary world In the summer of 1925, Earnest Hemingway and a clique of raucous companions traveled to Pamplona, Spain, for the town's infamous running of the bulls. Then, over the next six weeks, he channeled that trip's maelstrom of drunken brawls, sexual rivalry, midnight betrayals, and midday hangovers into his groundbreaking novel The Sun Also Rises. This revolutionary work redefined modern literature as much as it did his peers, who would forever after be called the Lost Generation. But the full story of Hemingway's legendary rise has remained untold until now. Lesley Blume resurrects the explosive, restless landscape of 1920s Paris and Spain and reveals how Hemingway helped create his own legend. He made himself into a death-courting, bull-fighting aficionado; a hard-drinking, short-fused literary genius; and an expatriate bon vivant. Blume's vivid account reveals the inner circle of the Lost Generation as we have never seen it before, and shows how it still influences what we read and how we think about youth, sex, love, and excess.

The making of Ernest Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises, the outsize personalities who inspired it, and the vast changes it wrought on the literary world In the summer of 1925, Earnest Hemingway and a clique of raucous companions traveled to Pamplona, Spain, for the town's infamous running of the bulls. Then, over the next six weeks, he channeled that trip's maelstrom of drunken brawls, sexual rivalry, midnight betrayals, and midday hangovers into his groundbreaking novel The Sun Also Rises. This revolutionary work redefined modern literature as much as it did his peers, who would forever after be called the Lost Generation. But the full story of Hemingway's legendary rise has remained untold until now. Lesley Blume resurrects the explosive, restless landscape of 1920s Paris and Spain and reveals how Hemingway helped create his own legend. He made himself into a death-courting, bull-fighting aficionado; a hard-drinking, short-fused literary genius; and an expatriate bon vivant. Blume's vivid account reveals the inner circle of the Lost Generation as we have never seen it before, and shows how it still influences what we read and how we think about youth, sex, love, and excess.
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The making of Ernest Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises, the outsize personalities who inspired it, and the vast changes it wrought on the literary world In the summer of 1925, Earnest Hemingway and a clique of raucous companions traveled to Pamplona, Spain, for the town's infamous running of the bulls. Then, over the next six weeks, he channeled that trip's maelstrom of drunken brawls, sexual rivalry, midnight betrayals, and midday hangovers into his groundbreaking novel The Sun Also Rises. This revolutionary work redefined modern literature as much as it did his peers, who would forever after be called the Lost Generation. But the full story of Hemingway's legendary rise has remained untold until now. Lesley Blume resurrects the explosive, restless landscape of 1920s Paris and Spain and reveals how Hemingway helped create his own legend. He made himself into a death-courting, bull-fighting aficionado; a hard-drinking, short-fused literary genius; and an expatriate bon vivant. Blume's vivid account reveals the inner circle of the Lost Generation as we have never seen it before, and shows how it still influences what we read and how we think about youth, sex, love, and excess.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Jonathan Davis

Length:

11h 12m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

33:25


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

42:27


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

36:52


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

40:26


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

38:12


Part 1, Chapter 5
Part 1, Chapter 5

40:44


Part 2, Chapter 6
Part 2, Chapter 6

01:00:17


Part 2, Chapter 7
Part 2, Chapter 7

32:41


Part 2, Chapter 8
Part 2, Chapter 8

41:47


Part 2, Chapter 9
Part 2, Chapter 9

57:13


Part 2, Chapter 10
Part 2, Chapter 10

33:07


Part 2, Chapter 11
Part 2, Chapter 11

01:22:19


Part 3, Chapter 12
Part 3, Chapter 12

01:02:49


Part 3, Chapter 13
Part 3, Chapter 13

25:36


Part 3, Chapter 14
Part 3, Chapter 14

44:09


Part 3, Chapter 15
Part 3, Chapter 15

00:33