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Uncollected Stories of William Faulkner
     

Uncollected Stories of William Faulkner

by Joseph Blotner
 

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These forty-five stories include not only some of Faulkner's best, but also what proved to be the testing ground for what latter became such major novels as THE UNVANQUISHED, THE HAMLET and GO DOWN MOSES.

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These forty-five stories include not only some of Faulkner's best, but also what proved to be the testing ground for what latter became such major novels as THE UNVANQUISHED, THE HAMLET and GO DOWN MOSES.

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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.
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As clearly as any single book by or about Faulkner, this reveals a writer who was both a craftsman and a genius." -- Time

This invaluable volume, which has been republished to commemorate the one-hundredth anniversary of Faulkner's birth, contains some of the greatest short fiction by a writer who defined the course of American literature. Its forty-five stories fall into three categories: those not included in Faulkner's earlier collections; previously unpublished short fiction; and stories that were later expanded into such novels as The Unvanquished, The Hamlet, and Go Down, Moses. With its Introduction and extensive notes by the biographer Joseph Blotner, Uncollected Stories of William Faulkner is an essential addition to its author's canon -- as well as a hook of some of the most haunting, harrowing, and atmospheric short fiction written in this century.

"I recommend this book not only to Faulkner students but to all who would like to learn more about the imaginative process of a great artist." -- Malcolm Cowley

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780394400440
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/12/1979
Pages:
732

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Malcolm Cowley
I recommend this book not only to Faulkner students but to all who would like to learn more about the imaginative process of a great artist.
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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