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The Cambridge Companion to William Faulkner

The Cambridge Companion to William Faulkner

by Philip M. Weinstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521421675

ISBN-13: 9780521421676

Pub. Date: 08/28/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This collection of essays explores Faulkner's widespread cultural import. Drawing on a wide range of cultural theory and writing in accessible English, ten major Faulkner scholars examine the enduring whole of Faulkner's work and bring into focus the broader cultural contexts that lent resonance to his work. The collection will be particularly useful to the student

Overview

This collection of essays explores Faulkner's widespread cultural import. Drawing on a wide range of cultural theory and writing in accessible English, ten major Faulkner scholars examine the enduring whole of Faulkner's work and bring into focus the broader cultural contexts that lent resonance to his work. The collection will be particularly useful to the student seeking a critical introduction to Faulkner, while also serving the dedicated scholar interested in recent trends in Faulkner criticism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521421676
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2003
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Philip M. Weinstein; Part I. The Texts in the World: 1. Faulkner and modernism Richard Moreland; 2. Faulkner and postmodernism Patrick O'Donnell; 3. Faulkner and the culture industry John T. Matthews; 4. Faulkner from a European perspective André Bleikasten; 5. Looking for a master plan: Faulkner, Paredes, and the colonial and postcolonial subject Ramón Saldívar; Part II. The World in the Texts: 6. Racial awareness and arrested development: The Sound and the Fury and The Great Migration (1915–1928) Cheryl Lester; 7. Race in Light in August: word symbols and obverse reflections Judith Bryant Wittenberg; 8. Absalom, Absalom!: (Un)making the father Carolyn Porter; Conclusion: the stakes of reading Faulkner: discerning reading Warwick Wadlington; Index.

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