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William Faulkner : the making of a modernist

Author: Daniel Joseph Singal
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1997.
Series: Fred W. Morrison series in Southern studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Local government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Through detailed analyses of individual texts, from the earliest poetry through Go Down, Moses, Singal traces Faulkner's attempt to liberate himself from the powerful and repressive Victorian culture in which he was raised by embracing the Modernist culture of the artistic avant-garde. Most important, it shows how Faulkner accommodated the conflicting demands of these two cultures by creating a set of dual  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Singal, Daniel Joseph, 1944-
William Faulkner.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)644012789
Named Person: William Faulkner; William Faulkner; William Faulkner; William Faulkner; William Faulkner
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, Local government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Joseph Singal
ISBN: 0807823554 9780807823552
OCLC Number: 36011705
Description: xii, 357 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Progenitor: the first William Faulkner --
Poplars and peacocks, nymphs and fauns --
Fierce, small, and impregnably virginal --
Discovering Yoknapatawpha --
All things become shadowy paradoxical --
Into the void --
The making of a modernist identity: Light in August --
The dark house of southern history --
Ruthless and unbearable honesty --
Diminished powers: the writing of Go down, Moses.
Series Title: Fred W. Morrison series in Southern studies.
Responsibility: Daniel J. Singal.
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This biography of William Faulkner asserts that we can learn much about Faulkner's art by relating it to the cultural and intellectual discourse of his era, and much about that era by coming to terms  Read more...

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