Lesson 1
Donnes For Whom The Bell Tolls
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Dimock, Wai Chee . AMST 246: HEMINGWAY, FITZGERALD, FAULKNER, Fall 2011 Yale OpenCourseWare: American Studies, Accessed 17/9/14 http://oyc.yale.edu/american-studies/amst-246/lecture-16 License: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 license Professor Wai Chee Dimock begins her discussion of Hemingway’s For Whom the Bell Tolls with an overview of the Spanish Civil War, the historical event at the heart of the novel. She introduces the notion of an “involuntary foreigner” to discuss the fate of Hemingway’s American protagonist Robert Jordan, as well as the Spanish guerillas who are turned into “aliens” within their own country due to their print and technological illiteracies.

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