Ernest Hemingway did more to influence the style of English prose than any other writer of his time. Publication of "The Sun Also Rises" and "A Farewell to Arms" immediately established Hemingway as one of the greatest literary lights of the twentieth century. His classic novella "The Old Man and the Sea "won the Pulitzer Prize in 1953. Hemingway was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954. He died in 1961.