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William Faulkner [electronic resource] : seeing through the South / John T. Matthews.

Author/Creator:
Matthews, John T.
Publication:
Malden, Mass. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (319 p.)
Series:
Blackwell introductions to literature ; 20.
Blackwell introductions to literature ; 20
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Subjects:
Southern States -- In literature.
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This succinct, yet comprehensive account of William Faulkner's literary career, novels, and key short stories offers an imaginative topography of his efforts to reckon with his Southern past, to acknowledge its modernization, and to develop his own modernist method. Drawing on various critical approaches, it provides a coherent interpretation of the author's career, emphasizing Faulkner's receptivity to change, not just his critical resistance to it. Now available in paperback, William Faulkner: Seeing Through the South places Faulkner's art in context while concentrating on textual det
Contents:
Introduction : seeing through the South : Faulkner and the life work of writing
An artist never quite at home : Faulkner's apprehension of modern life
That evening sun go down : the plantation South at twilight
Come up : from red necks to riches
The planting of men : the South and new world colonialism
Seeing a South beyond Yoknapatawpha.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-4443-5491-4
1-282-13877-4
9786612138775
1-4443-0602-2
1-4443-0603-0
OCLC:
437111693