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Character and mourning : Woolf, Faulkner, and the novel elegy of the First World War

Author: Erin Penner
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In response to the devastating trauma of World War I, British and American authors wrote about grief. The need to articulate loss inspired moving novels by Virginia Woolf and William Faulkner. Erin  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Virginia Woolf; William Faulkner; William Faulkner; Virginia Woolf; William Faulkner; Virginia Woolf
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erin Penner
ISBN: 9780813942964 0813942969 9780813942971 0813942977
OCLC Number: 1089839121
Description: xi, 227 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Multiplying mourners in the Sound and the fury --
Competitive elegy in The waves --
The lively response of the dead in As I lay dying and Jacob's room --
"A host of others" in Mrs. Dalloway --
"Unproductive" grief in Go down, Moses --
Conclusion.
Other Titles: Woolf, Faulkner, and the novel elegy of the First World War
Responsibility: Erin Penner.

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Character and Mourning is a pleasure to read throughout; the readings are consistently illuminating, and the comparative discussion of the elegiac novels of Woolf and Faulkner is original and expands Read more...

 
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