Intruder in the Dust

Intruder in the Dust

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by William Faulkner
     
 

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A classic Faulkner novel which explores the lives of a family of characters in the South. An aging black who has long refused to adopt the black's traditionally servile attitude is wrongfully accused of murdering a white man.

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A classic Faulkner novel which explores the lives of a family of characters in the South. An aging black who has long refused to adopt the black's traditionally servile attitude is wrongfully accused of murdering a white man.

Editorial Reviews

Wilson
"Faulkner… belongs to the full-dressed post-Flaubert group of Conrad, Joyce, and Proust." --Edmund Wilson
Ellison
"For all his concern with the South, Faulkner was actually seeking out the nature of man. Thus we must return to him for that continuity of moral purpose which made for the greatness of our classics." --Ralph Ellison

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780679736516
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/01/1991
Series:
Vintage International
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
241,888
Product dimensions:
5.14(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.79(d)

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Edmund Wilson
Faulkner… belongs to the full-dressed post-Flaubert group of Conrad, Joyce, and Proust.
Ralph Ellison
For all his concern with the South, Faulkner was actually seeking out the nature of man. Thus we must return to him for that continuity of moral purpose which made for the greatness of our classics.
Robert Penn Warren
For all the range of effect, philosophical weight, originality of style, variety of characterization, humor, and tragic intensity [Faulkner's works] are without equal in our time and country.

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Intruder in the Dust 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Best i ever read because it has a mix of everything i like.