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The Cambridge Introduction to William Faulkner (Cambridge Introductions to Literature)

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • USA,
  • American - General,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10436170M
    ISBN 100521671558
    ISBN 109780521671552

    It involves an introduction that is actually one sentence that spans for a couple of pages. I have been caused so much pain by reviewers and political allrightniks of several shades of opinion that I don't want to cause pain to anybody. I mean, the Inuit have how many words for "snow" again? Despite not selling well during its first publication, it established Cowley as one of the most trenchant emissaries of the Lost Generation. Cowley taught also at Yale, Michigan, Minnesota, Washington, California at Irvine and Berkeley, and even the prestigious Stegner Fellowship at Stanford, among other places, but he seldom maintained a full-time teaching appointment. It was at this time that he added a "u" to his surname, in order to make it sound more British.

    He was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature in By the s, he was working as a Hollywood screenwriter and in danger of seeing his works go out of print. I think that's an astonishing truth to which we're generally blind. InFaulkner also became involved in screenwriting for Hollywood and would go on to write a number of films including The Road to Glory and Slave Ship I mean, the Inuit have how many words for "snow" again? His first short story collection, These 13includes many of his most acclaimed and most frequently anthologized stories, including " A Rose for Emily ", " Red Leaves ", " That Evening Sun ", and " Dry September ".

    All American literature collections should own this. Faulkner and postmodernism Patrick O'Donnell; 3. Widely believed to have been a potboiler which Faulkner rattled off in several weeks to earn a quick buck, Sanctuary nevertheless goes deep in its study of human sin and sexuality gone amiss. Inhe published The Marble Faun, a collection of poetry. To me reading Faulkner is like trying to suck molasses through a narrow paper straw. He set many of his short stories and novels in his fictional Yoknapatawpha County, based on--and nearly identical to in terms of geography--Lafayette County, of which his hometown of Oxford, Mississippi is the county seat; Yoknapatawpha was his very own "postage stamp" and it is considered to be one of the most monumental fictional creations in the history of literature.


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He set many of his short stories and novels in his fictional Yoknapatawpha County, based on--and nearly identical to in terms of geography--Lafayette County, of which his hometown of Oxford, Mississippi is the county seat; Yoknapatawpha was his very own "postage stamp" and it is considered to be one of the most monumental fictional creations in the history of literature.

Cowley taught creative writing at the college-level beginning in the s. Perhaps as a result of disappointment in the initial rejection of Flags in the Dust, Faulkner had now become indifferent to his publishers and wrote this novel in a much more experimental style.

MacLeish soon came under pressure from J. Teach yourself by your own mistakes; people learn only by error. Shelves: re-read-lit Unlike most of the Viking Portables, which are just an anthology of a particular author or group's work, the Portable Faulkner actually serves a useful purpose.

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The Cambridge Introduction to William Faulkner

The novel would be published in Maud disagreed with this proposition, however, and they moved instead to Oxford, Mississippiwhere Murry's father owned several businesses, making it easy for Murry to find work.

When I was reading Dr Lester's essay it took me a little while to notice that she was using the word "racialism" instead of "racism. We use this information to create a better experience for all users. The decline of his performance in school continued, and Faulkner wound up repeating the eleventh and twelfth grade, never graduating from high school.

Inhe published Sanctuary which, although the subject matter of rape and kidnapping shocked his readers, was an enormous success.

This information helps us design a better experience for all users. Faulkner's grandfather would also tell him of the exploits of William's great-grandfather and namesake, William Clark Falknerwho was a successful businessman, writer, and Civil War hero.

There are historical reasons why attitudes and psychologies remain geographically stratified. Faulkner was known for his experimental style with meticulous attention to diction and cadence.

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Yoknapatawpha was Faulkner's "postage stamp", and the bulk of work that it represents is widely considered by critics to amount to one of the most monumental fictional creations in the history of literature. He started by writing three short stories about a group of children with the last name Compson, but soon began to feel that the characters he had created might be better suited for a full-length novel.

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In the autumn ofjust after his 31st birthday, he began working on The Sound and the Fury.The Cambridge Introduction to William Faulkner book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Nobel laureate William Faulkner is one of t /5(11). Faulkner was born William Falkner (no "U") in New Albany, Mississippi, and raised in and heavily influenced by that state, as well as the general ambiance of the South.

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Mississippi marked his sense of humor, his sense of the tragic position of Blacks and Whites, his keen characterization of usual Southern characters and his timeless themes, one.

The Cambridge Companion to William Faulkner - edited by Philip M. Weinstein January Skip to main content We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our magicechomusic.com by: 4.Apr 13,  · Pdf New Cambridge Companion to William Faulkner offers contemporary readers a sample of innovative approaches to interpreting and appreciating William Faulkner, who continues to inspire passionate readership worldwide.4/5(2).The Cambridge Companion to William Faulkner In this collection of essays, ten scholars discuss the impact of Faulkner's work on the literary world.

This is an ideal book for students interested in the thematic content of Faulkner's writing.The Ebook Companion to American Gothic offers an accessible overview to both the breadth and depth of the American Gothic tradition.

This subgenre features works from many of America's best-known authors: Edgar Allan Poe, Toni Morrison, Stephen King, Anne Rice, Henry James, Edith Wharton, William Faulkner, and Flannery O'Connor.