Hemingway and His Conspirators by Leonard J. Leff
Hollywood,Scribners, and the Making of American Celebrity Culture

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With a cast of famous characters, the backstage story of how Hemingway seized upon an emerging mass culture to become the premier author of the twentieth century.

About Leonard J. Leff

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Leonard J. Leff is professor of English at Oklahoma State University.
Published August 28, 1997 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. 256 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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Leff's freshest material is the courtship and marriage of Hemingway and his publisher: ""If Scribners was more conservative than what it published, Hemingway was less modern than what he wrote."" However Leff's contention that Hemingway succumbed to ""the cancer of celebrity"" by 1933, backed up ...

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