Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Philosophy Wire: Hemingway, laziness, genius

_61450447_000304945-1Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2012-07-10]: Just under 50 alternative endings for Ernest Hemingway's classic novel A Farewell to Arms are being published for the first time in the US. Hemingway famously revealed that he re-wrote the ending 39 times to get the words right, although the actual figure was 47 [source: BBC News]. Who said that genius is a by-product of genes? Whoever is bored to re-write even one line, let him know that he will never become a Hemingway this way…

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