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William Faulkner

Author: Fernanda DominguezPablo GarcíaVirginia GalloLisa BarickTom RichardsAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The writer who best represents 20th-century Southern narrative led an existence every bit as colorful and dramatic as his fictional sagas. This program recounts William Faulkner's life and the great literary works it produced, exploring his affinity for the tragic and whimsical aspects of a decaying, racially fractured South. The film describes his early ambitions, family life, alcoholism, stints in Hollywood, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: William Faulkner; William Faulkner; William Faulkner; William Faulkner
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Fernanda Dominguez; Pablo García; Virginia Gallo; Lisa Barick; Tom Richards; Tranquilo Producciones.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
ISBN: 1421366053 9781421366050
OCLC Number: 71782277
Notes: This disc has been recorded using DVD-R equipment and may not play in all DVD players or drives.
Credits: Editor, Sebastián Jaén ; music composer, Carlos Gramuglia.
Performer(s): Narrated by Lisa Barick; Tom Richards as the voice of William Faulkner.
Description: 1 videodisc (24 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Narrative techniques --
From sensationalism to screenwriting --
Faulkner portfolio --
Literary & critical success --
Transcending boundaries.
Responsibility: a presentation of Films for the Humanities & Sciences ; Tranquilo Producciones ; producer, Fernanda Dominguez ; director, Pablo Garcia ; scriptwriter, Virginia Gallo.

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The writer who best represents 20th-century Southern narrative led an existence every bit as colorful and dramatic as his fictional sagas. This program recounts William Faulkner's life and the great literary works it produced, exploring his affinity for the tragic and whimsical aspects of a decaying, racially fractured South. The film describes his early ambitions, family life, alcoholism, stints in Hollywood, and his eventual garnering of the Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, and National Book Award, all within the framework of his vast literary output. Summaries of novels Soldier's Pay, Sartoris, The Sound and the Fury, As I Lay Dying, Sanctuary, Light in August, and Absalom, Absalom! highlight the author's recurring themes of loss, faded glory, and dignity in the face of mortality.

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William Faulkner

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William Faulkner provides viewers with a biography of the celebrated and multiple award winning author. The film provides a very linear and straight-forward recounting of Faulkner’s life, employing archival images, recreations, voiceovers, and narration in addition to recited excepts from...
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