Arguably the greatest novelist yet to emerge from the United States, William Faulkner was a white Southerner creatively obsessed with problems of personal identity, social change, region, sexuality, race, and that elaborate circuitry of passion and power, the family.
|Series:||Wiley Blackwell Critical Biographies Series|
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Table of Contents
1 Fictions of History: An Approach to Faulkner.
I. On Privacy: Faulkner and the Human Subject.
II. History as Autobiography: The World of Faulkner.
III. Autobiography as History: The Life of Faulkner.
2 Faulkner the Apprentice.
I. Trying Out Different Voices: The Early Prose and Poetry.
II. Of Loss and Longing: Soldier's Pay and Mosquitoes.
3 Rewriting the Homeplace.
I. Ancestor Worship, Patricide, and the Epic Past: Flags in the Dust and Sartoris.
II. Voices, Absence, and Cultural Autobiography: The Sound of the Fury.
III. A Southern Carnival: As I Lay Dying.
IX. And Woman Was Invented: Sanctuary.
4 Of Past and Present Conflicts.
I. Language, Power, and the Verbal Community: Light in August.
II. The Virile Pilot and the Seductions of the Aitr: Pylon.
III. History is What Hurts; Absalom, Absalom!.
IV. The Plantation Romance and the Madwoman in the Attic: The Unvanquished.
5 Public Faces and Private Places.
I. Now About These Women: The Wild Palms.
II. Let's Make A Deal: The Hamlet.
III. Things Fall Apart: Go Down, Moses.
IV. Watching the Detectives: Intruder in the Dust.
6 The Way Home.
I. Finished and Unfinished Business: Knight's Gambit and Requiem for a Nun.
II. Of Crowds, Control, and Courage: A Fable.
III. Distant Voice, Desperate Lives: The Towns.
IV. Then the Letting Go: The Mansion. Postscript: Back To Earth.
Poatscript: Back to Earth.
I The Romance of the Family: The Reivers.
II. 'I was Here' Faulkner Family Tree.
Faulkner Family Tress.
I The Faulkners.
II. Faulkner's Wife.
III. 'The Old Colonel's' Second Wife and Family.
IV. Faulkner's Mother.