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William Faulkner; the Yoknapatawpha country.

Author: Cleanth Brooks
Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press, 1963.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brooks maintains that Faulkner's anchoring his fiction to north Mississippi is of the utmost importance. It is Faulkner's attachment to a concrete region with its rich particularity and its firmly grounded sense of community that gives him a special vantage point from which to view the modern world.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brooks, Cleanth, 1906-1994.
William Faulkner.
New Haven, Yale University Press, 1963
(OCoLC)755162828
Named Person: William Faulkner; William Faulkner; William Faulkner
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cleanth Brooks
OCLC Number: 284599
Description: xiv, 499 pages map, genealogical tables 24 cm
Contents: Faulkner the provincial --
The plain people: yeoman farmers, sharecroppers, and white trash --
Faulkner as nature poet --
The community and the pariah (Light in August) --
The old order (The unvanquished) --
The waste land: southern exposure (Sartoris) --
Discovery of evil (Sanctuary, and, Requiem for a nun) --
Odyssey of the Bundrens (As I lay dying) --
Faulkner's savage Arcadia: Frenchman's Bend (The hamlet) --
Passion, marriage, and bourgeois respectability (The town) --
Faulkner's Revenger's tragedy (The mansion) --
The story of the McCaslins (Go down, Moses) --
The community in action (Intruder in the dust) --
History and the sense of the tragic (Absalom, Absalom!) --
Man, time, and eternity (The sound and the fury) --
The world of William Faulkner (The reivers).
Other Titles: Yoknapatawpha country.

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Brooks maintains that Faulkner's anchoring his fiction to north Mississippi is of the utmost importance. It is Faulkner's attachment to a concrete region with its rich particularity and its firmly grounded sense of community that gives him a special vantage point from which to view the modern world.

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