“Boorish. Adventurous. Violent. Virile. Manly.
“You don’t need to have read a word of Ernest Hemingway since high school to feel like you know the man. The Nobel laureate’s brash public persona, so pervasive and enduring, was immortalized in works like “The Sun Also Rises” and “A Farewell to Arms.”
“Love him or hate him, Hemingway feels familiar, known.
“That’s a problem, actually, and one that Ken Burns and Lynn Novick seek to rectify in “Hemingway,” an engrossing six-hour PBS documentary that airs Monday through Wednesday (8 EDT/PDT, check local listings).
“The longtime collaborators (“The Vietnam War,” “Prohibition” and “The War”) pull back the mask of myth Hemingway hid behind and get to the heart of the man.”
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