At first sight, there seem to be more differences than similarities between these two writers. For example, Hemingway became a world famous writer who, moving beyond literature, turned him into an icon. On the other hand, Gerald Brenan was not for most of his life an important literary figure and remained as an author for people interested in
They both came from a comfortable middle class background. Gerald Brenan was the son of an English Major in the army and Ernest Hemingway’s father was a doctor in
Extracto de la conferencia presentada en el Congreso Ernest Hemingway In Andalucia. Ronda 27-30 Junio 2006.