Ernest Hemingway

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Young Adulteration

In the late 1980s, when I was nine or 10, my mom bought me my own copy of A First Dictionary of Cultural Literacy: What Our Children Need To Know .
Kid lit, cultural literacy, and the rise of books that are fun to read
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  September 23, 2011

The Select (The Sun Also Rises); Educating Rita

It's a tough assignment: to create a forward-moving play out of the tightly orchestrated aimlessness that is Ernest Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises .
English 101
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  March 25, 2011

Elevator Repair Service tackles Hemingway

Road trip
Road trip
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  March 18, 2011

Review: Bad Boy Made Good

If Igor Stravinsky’s Sacre du printemps paved the way for modern rock, then George Antheil’s Ballet mécanique made possible every genre of contemporary music with “noise” or “metal” in its name.
The revival of George Anthiel's 1924 Ballet méchanique
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  November 06, 2009

MFA neglects to award prize for neglected female artists

In 1993, on the occasion of her 90th birthday, friends of prominent Cambridge artist Maud Morgan donated funds to Boston's Museum of Fine Arts to establish a prize in her name. (She died six years later.) The Maud Morgan Purchase Prize would celebrate u
Missing Maud Dept.
By GREG COOK  |  October 09, 2009

Full shelf

Hot town, summer in the city. . . . or in the country. . . . or at the beach. Wherever you are, don't forget your books.
The best in summer reading
By BARBARA HOFFERT  |  June 12, 2009


Lows, highs, and middles

Yousuf Karsh is one of the giants of portrait photography.
A mixed bag at the RISD Museum
By GREG COOK  |  March 24, 2009

Short and bitter words of love

People sum up grand concepts, thoughts, and plans in six words or fewer every day — in Facebook status updates, text messages, text-message novels , iPhone or Blackberry e-mails, Twitter posts, or analog Post-Its.
Six Little Words
By CAITLIN E. CURRAN  |  January 28, 2009


In "Karsh 100: A Biography in Images," which is now up at the Museum of Fine Arts, his iconic shots of Winston Churchill, George Bernard Shaw, and Ernest Hemingway are defining portraits of the men in all their crusty manliness.
Photos from Yousuf Karsh, William Christenberry, and the PRC
By GREG COOK  |  November 10, 2008

Photos: Exposures

A slideshow of photos from Yousuf Karsh, William Christenberry, and the PRC
A slideshow of photos from Yousuf Karsh, William Christenberry, and the PRC
By BOSTON PHOENIX WEB STAFF  |  November 10, 2008

Crossword: ''Hit the bricks''

A classic case of one-upmanship
By MATT JONES  |  August 20, 2008


Pulp fiction

The forbidding, remorseless Russell Banks has finally conceded to popular literature.
Russell Banks dips into the mainstream in The Reserve
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 29, 2008

The benefits of stage fright

Like Tanton’s opposing halves, Tulsa’s music is marked by a sort of push-pull between melody and dissonance, concision and unhinged sonic exploration.
Tulsa find their inner noise
By WILL SPITZ  |  September 18, 2007

Scott and Zelda

Celebrity bad behavior certainly didn’t start with rock bands trashing hotel rooms in the ’60s.
Cornerstone Playhouse hosts the Fitzgeralds
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  August 14, 2007

Worthy words

“Writing, at its best, is a lonely life,” an observant novelist once noted.
The Rhode Island Writers’ Circle Anthology
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  February 20, 2007

Papa performances

Concise and elegant, the prose of Ernest Hemingway in some ways resembles particularly beautiful stage directions.
Bringing Hemingway back to life
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  January 03, 2007