There, in a burst of productivity, Hemingway filled one notebook after another with stories, poems, and accounts of his childhood trips to Michigan.
Inas a Collier's correspondent with the Third Army, he witnessed some of the bloodiest battles in Europe. Legacy A larger-than-life figure, Hemingway thrived on high adventure, from safaris and bullfights to wartime journalism and adulterous affairs, communicating that to his readers in an immediately recognizable spare, staccato format.
Ernest Hemingway on Writing.
Stein promoted the simplification of both prose and poetry as a backlash to the elaborate style of writing seen in past decades. In Novemberwhile staying in Paris, he was reminded of trunks he had stored in the Ritz Hotel in and never retrieved.
Thus, with the abundance of death and the thousands of fallen comrades on the Italian front, the soldiers begin to crumble and they begin to lose their nerves, minds, and their capacity for rational thought.
Yet Hemingway's marriage was in turmoil. Edited with an introduction and notes by Nicholas Gerogiannis. Stein's home in Paris had become a meeting place for various artists and writers of the era, with Stein acting as a mentor to several prominent writers.
When he returned to Michigan he had already decided to commit himself to fiction writing.