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Absalom, Absalom!, by William Faulkner

Author: David Madden
Publisher: Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, ©2012.
Series: Critical insights.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Original essays include a close reading of the novel from the critical standpoint of feminist theory, an analysis of the novel's cultural and historical context and a discussion of the critical  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: William Faulkner; William Faulkner; William (1897-1962) Faulkner
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Madden
ISBN: 9781587658341 1587658348
OCLC Number: 730054537
Description: xvii, 383 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: On Absalom, Absalom! : a guide through myriad-minded Faulkner / David Madden --
Biography of William Faulkner / Lorie Watkins Fulton --
The Paris review perspective / Nathaniel Rich for The Paris review --
From mapmaker to geographer : Faulkner's sense of space in Absalom, Absalom! / Nicole Moulinoux --
Cultural context : Absalom, Absalom! / Ted Atkinson --
Tragedy and the modern American novel : The great Gatsby, Absalom, Absalom!, and All the king's men / Randy Hendricks --
The critical reception of Absalom, Absalom! / Kevin Eyster --
Gates and doors and metaphors : materiality and (dis)embodied sexuality in Absalom, Absalom! / Aimee E. Berger --
Past as present : Absalom, Absalom! / Hyatt H. Waggoner --
Quentin! Listen! / David Madden --
Subverting history : women, narrative, and patriarchy in Absalom, Absalom! / Susan V. Donaldson --
Absalom, Absalom! : story-telling as a mode of transcendence / Richard Forrer --
Black feminism and the canon : Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom! and Morrison's Beloved as gothic romances / Philip Goldstein --
"A shape to fill a lack" : Absalom, Absalom! and the pattern of history / Deborah Wilson --
Faulkner's prose style in Absalom, Absalom! / Robert H. Zoellner --
Rosa Coldfield as daughter : another of Faulkner's lost children / Linda Wagner-Martin --
War and memory : Quentin Compson's Civil War / Lewis P. Simpson --
The dead father in Faulkner / John T. Irwin --
Resources --
Chronology of William Faulkner's life --
Works by William Faulkner --
Series Title: Critical insights.
Responsibility: editor, David Madden.
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