skip to content
The town Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The town

Author: William Faulkner
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1957.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
This is the second volume of Faulkner's trilogy about the Snopes family, his symbol for the grasping, destructive element in the post-bellum South. The story of Flem Snopes' ruthless struggle to take over the town of Jefferson, Mississippi, the book is rich in typically Faulknerian episodes of humor and of profundity.
Rating:

based on 1 rating(s) 1 with a review

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962.
Town.
New York, Random House [1957]
(OCoLC)557688276
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Faulkner
ISBN: 0394424522 9780394424521
OCLC Number: 283902
Notes: First edition; limited edition of 450 copies.
The 2nd vol. of the author's trilogy, Snopes, the 1st of which is The hamlet, and the 3rd, The mansion.
Awards: Nobel Prize for Literature, 1950.
Description: 371 pages ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: William Faulkner.

Abstract:

This is the second volume of Faulkner's trilogy about the Snopes family, his symbol for the grasping, destructive element in the post-bellum South. The story of Flem Snopes' ruthless struggle to take over the town of Jefferson, Mississippi, the book is rich in typically Faulknerian episodes of humor and of profundity.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews

WorldCat User Reviews (1)

el amor por la vida

by piloxin (WorldCat user published 2007-04-15) Excellent Permalink
el amor por la vida
  • Was this review helpful to you?
  •   
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/283902> # The town
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "283902" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/461755#Topic/domestic_fiction> ; # Domestic fiction
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/461755#Topic/snopes_family_fictitious_characters_fiction> ; # Snopes family (Fictitious characters)--Fiction
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/461755#Topic/bankers_mississippi> ; # Bankers--Mississippi
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/461755#Place/mississippi> ; # Mississippi
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/461755#Topic/bankers> ; # Bankers
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/461755#Topic/sharecroppers_mississippi> ; # Sharecroppers--Mississippi
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1207034> ; # Mississippi.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/461755#Topic/snopes_family_fictitious_characters> ; # Snopes family (Fictitious characters)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/461755#Topic/sharecroppers> ; # Sharecroppers
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/461755#Topic/mississippi_fiction> ; # Mississippi--Fiction
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/461755#Topic/mississippi> ; # Mississippi
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/461755#Topic/family_sagas_american> ; # Family sagas, American
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/461755#Topic/family_mississippi> ; # Family--Mississippi
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/813.52/> ;
    schema:awards "Nobel Prize for Literature, 1950." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "1957" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/39376770> ; # William Faulkner
    schema:datePublished "1957" ;
    schema:description "This is the second volume of Faulkner's trilogy about the Snopes family, his symbol for the grasping, destructive element in the post-bellum South. The story of Flem Snopes' ruthless struggle to take over the town of Jefferson, Mississippi, the book is rich in typically Faulknerian episodes of humor and of profundity."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/461755> ;
    schema:genre "Domestic fiction"@en ;
    schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/461755#Series/snopes> ; # Snopes.
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/461755#Series/snopes_family> ; # Snopes family ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/557688276> ;
    schema:name "The town"@en ;
    schema:productID "283902" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/283902#PublicationEvent/new_york_random_house_1957> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/461755#Agent/random_house> ; # Random House
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780394424521> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/283902> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/461755#Agent/random_house> # Random House
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Random House" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/461755#Person/faulkner_william_1897_1962> # William Faulkner
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1897" ;
    schema:deathDate "1962" ;
    schema:familyName "Faulkner" ;
    schema:givenName "William" ;
    schema:name "William Faulkner" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/461755#Topic/domestic_fiction> # Domestic fiction
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Domestic fiction"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/461755#Topic/family_mississippi> # Family--Mississippi
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Family--Mississippi"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/461755#Topic/family_sagas_american> # Family sagas, American
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Family sagas, American"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/461755#Topic/mississippi_fiction> # Mississippi--Fiction
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Mississippi--Fiction"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/461755#Topic/snopes_family_fictitious_characters> # Snopes family (Fictitious characters)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Snopes family (Fictitious characters)"@en ;
    schema:name "Snopes family (fictitious characters)"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/461755#Topic/snopes_family_fictitious_characters_fiction> # Snopes family (Fictitious characters)--Fiction
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Snopes family (Fictitious characters)--Fiction"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1207034> # Mississippi.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Mississippi." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/39376770> # William Faulkner
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1897" ;
    schema:deathDate "1962" ;
    schema:familyName "Faulkner" ;
    schema:givenName "William" ;
    schema:name "William Faulkner" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780394424521>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0394424522" ;
    schema:isbn "9780394424521" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/557688276>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Town." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/283902> ; # The town
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.