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Faulkner: the major years

Melvin Backman

Faulkner: the major years

a critical study.

by Melvin Backman

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southern States
    • Subjects:
    • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Southern States -- In literature

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 187-199.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3511.A86 Z59
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 212 p.
      Number of Pages212
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5991415M
      LC Control Number66022438

      Where to start with William Faulkner? I've recently developed an interest for Southern Gothic fiction, and it's been said that Faulkner is a major figure in the movement. What book of his would be the best to start with to ease me into his other works? 10 comments. 3 points 5 years ago. William Faulkner. Sanctuary: the Original by Noel Polk. New York: Random House, This publication of Faulkner's original manuscript provides an interesting contrast between his first version and the one published in

      Buy a cheap copy of As I Lay Dying book by William Faulkner. Faulkner's distinctive narrative structures--the uses of multiple points of view and the inner psychological voices of the characters--in one of its most successful Free shipping over $Cited by: 6. All Winners - PEN/Faulkner Award: Books. 1 - 20 of 38 results fictional treatments of the enduring themes of class, color, and freedom. —San Francisco ChronicleNATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALISTPEN/FAULKNER AWARD FINALIST This first installment of View Product [ x ] close SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE. A charming memoir about the.

        William Cuthbert Faulkner was born in and raised in Oxford, Mississippi, where he spent most of his life. One of the towering figures of American literature, he is the author of The Sound and the Fury, Absalom, Absalom!, and As I Lay Dying, among many other remarkable er was awarded the Nobel Prize in and France’s Legion of /5(34).   Certain to have a long shelf life, Pershing's Crusaders belongs not only in the classroom but also in the public library, the mass-market bookstore, and the book club."Faulkner said, "The greatest.


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Backman surveys the works Faulkner produced betweenwhich he holds to be the most productive and creatively satisfying period of Faulkners career. Since most of my reading in Faulkner comes from precisely this period, I cant speak directly to that belief, but I do find it difficult to think he could top Absalom, Absalom.

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The major novels. Faulkner had meanwhile “written [his] guts” into the more technically sophisticated The Sound and the Fury, believing that he was fated to remain permanently unpublished and need therefore make no concessions to the cautious commercialism of the literary marketplace.

The novel did find a publisher, despite the difficulties it posed for its. book selections + tote + print quarterly Dean was 10 years Faulkner’s junior and that might have played a role in the love and protectiveness.

Faulkner's technique in Go Down, Moses is to present stories whose full significance in the overall history of his characters is not apparent until later in the book. The book explores the history and development of the McCaslin family, which is descended from Carothers McCaslin and occupies the plantation he founded.

Faulkner incorporates into Author: William Faulkner. Faulkner's most celebrated novels include The Sound and the Fury (), As I Lay Dying (), Light In August (), The Unvanquished (), and Absalom, Absalom. (), which are usually considered masterpieces. Faulkner was a prolific writer of short stories: his first short story collection, These 13 (), includes many of his most.

Faulkner University is a private, Christian liberal arts university based in Montgomery, Alabama. With a mission to provide an education anchored by not only intellect but also character and service, the Faulkner experience aims to educate the whole person → Find your major».

For the book, Faulkner contributed a new “Appendix” to The Sound and the Fury, in later years, Faulkner’s speech would be lauded as the best speech ever given at a Nobel ceremony. In it, Faulkner alluded to the impending Cold War and the constant fear, “a general and universal physical fear,” whose consequence was to make “the.

The author’s underlying research is prodigious, and he does not hesitate to correct earlier biographers. General readers will find some of the book a bit daunting—especially the lengthy exegeses of literary works—but this is a top-notch biography nonetheless. A filling, satisfying feast for Faulkner : Carl Rollyson.

A Faulkner sentence stretches on and on indefinitely, connected by seemingly purposelessly by numerous ands and semicolons, as if it were attempting to contain everything it possibly could from the scene it describes, both past and future, to the point where almost no action occurs, even when two major characters face each other in an office of /5.

Sanctuary is a novel by the American author William Faulkner about the rape and abduction of a well-bred Mississippi college girl, Temple Drake, during the Prohibition era.

It is considered one of his more controversial works, given its theme of rape. First published init was Faulkner's commercial and critical breakthrough, establishing his literary : William Faulkner. William Faulkner. Sanctuary and Requiem for a Nun. New York: Signet Books, The New American Library, Requiem for a Nun is another of Faulkner's analyses of the implications of evil.

Not published until it presents Temple Drake eight years after the events chronicled in Sanctuary. She is now a wife and mother of two small children. Pip Gordon, associate professor of English and Gay Studies coordinator at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, explores Nobel Prize-winning novelist William Faulkner’s ties to LGBTQ literature and culture in his recently-published book, “Gay Faulkner: Uncovering a Homosexual Presence in Yoknapatawpha and Beyond” (University Press of Mississippi).

The book explores Author: Laurie Hamer. This last point provides a major key to understanding Faulkner's narrative technique and purpose. He wants (and therefore requires) the reader to become a partner with the author in the creative endeavor, not only interpreting the story for herself but also ordering the story by arranging and piecing together the separate strands and fragments.When he was a teenager, he used to date Estelle Oldham, the famous daughter of Lida Oldham and Major Lemuel Oldham.

However, she was dating some other boys as well at that time and got married to one of them. After ten years, she got divorced and author Faulkner proposed her and eventually married in the year They had a daughter named Jill.In As I Lay Dying, Faulkner first introduces Yoknapatawpha County, a fictional rendition of his native Lafayette County, Mississippi, which became the setting for most of his best-known works.

The novels set in Yoknapatawpha County can even be read as one intricate story, in which the same places, events, families, and people turn up over and.