published in The New Yorker
Didion looks at the Hemingway's writing published posthumously and questions if it should ever had been published at all. She quotes Hemingway's antipathy towards this idea, and believes that the art if writing is very different from the outlines or scratches or ideas that are merely jotted down. There are moments when the writer manages to convert these to their true form, and only those works should be considered as true writing.
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