Hemingway, Fitzgerald, & the Lost (?) Generation

Donald A. Daiker, Miami University Professor Emeritus of English

Thursday May 5 @ 7.30 pm

Fitton Center for Creative Arts


Legendary American authors Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald loved and hated each other from the moment they met in 1925 at the Dingo Bar in Paris. Fitzgerald proved to be the more generous friend but Hemingway the more successful writer, in part thanks to Fitzgerald’s help. Both rejected the “lost generation” tag, but both helped to create, perpetuate, glamorize, and even live it.

  • This presentation is free and open to the public. This lecture¬†provides a historical context to¬†Scott and Hem, a drama about the cost of love, friendship and the price of being a writer, a 1937 conversation between F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway in Hollywood, to be staged at the Fitton Center for Creative Arts, May 12-15.
    • To obtain tickets for the Fitton Center’s staging of Scott and Hem, contact the Fitton Center Box Office at (513) 863-8873.