Connecting two continents: Shakespeare in Hemingway

Sunil Sarker
2016 Lapis Lazuli An International Literary Journal WWW.PINTERSOCIETY.COM   unpublished
Ernest Miller Hemingway (1899-1961) is one of America's foremost novelists and short story writers of the twentieth century and Shakespeare (1564-1616) is the greatest dramatist of the world that England produced in the sixteenth century. The two artists are separated from each other by thousands of miles and three hundred years. Their métiers were also different: Shakespeare's was in drama and poetry; Hemingway's was in novel and short story. How then can Shakespeare be present in the works of
more » ... ent in the works of Hemingway? And then how much Hemingway could be influenced by Shakespeare?