“You can’t really fault Hemingway for being aware of his own limitations, but you can (and Kraus would) fault the culture for making him the face of twentieth-century American literature.”In the second preview from the translation of Karl Kraus’s “Against Heine” in our Fall issue, Jonathan Franzen on jungle writing, hack journalism, and “easiness.”

“You can’t really fault Hemingway for being aware of his own limitations, but you can (and Kraus would) fault the culture for making him the face of twentieth-century American literature.”

In the second preview from the translation of Karl Kraus’s “Against Heine” in our Fall issue, Jonathan Franzen on jungle writing, hack journalism, and “easiness.”

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    Hemingway is overrated
  8. cjcomo said: In his case, its not just about the literature, its more about being a 20th century cultural icon!
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