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Ernest Hemingway In His Time

Honing the Craft of Writing

Ernest Hemingway began his career as a journalist, serving initially as a cub reporter with the Kansas City Star in 1917 and subsequently as a feature writer and a foreign correspondent for the Toronto Star. Hemingway's work as a correspondent for the Star enabled him to move to Paris in 1921 and it was here that he befriended and garnered support from such American expatriates as Gertrude Stein and Ezra Pound.


Ernest Hemingway, Cub Reporter: Kansas City Star Stories,
edited by Matthew J. Bruccoli.
[Pittsburgh]: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1970.

One of two hundred copies specially printed and bound, and signed by the editor.


Dateline, Toronto: the Complete Toronto Star Dispatches, 1920-1924,
edited by William White.
New York: Scribner's, 1985.

This volume collects Hemingway's works as European correspondent for the Toronto Star.


Two Christmas Tales
Berkeley: The Hart Press, 1959.

This privately-printed pamphlet, issued as a Christmas keepsake by Ruth and James D. Hart, reprints Hemingway's "A North of Italy Christmas" and "Christmas in Paris," two brief stories which were originally published in The Toronto Star Weekly, December 22, 1923.


The Wild Years, edited by
Gene Z. Hanrahan.
New York: Dell Publishing Co., 1962.

This selection prints an eclectic mix of Hemingway's journalism and magazine work from the 1920s.


By-line: Ernest Hemingway Selected Articles and Dispatches of our Decades,
edited by William White.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1967.

This posthumously-published collection presents a substantial selection of Hemingway's journalism.


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