William Faulkner

William Faulkner

A Literary Life

Book - 2008
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Despite all the biographical studies devoted to William Faulkner, there are still many fundamental contradictions in the way he is perceived. He has been described as a creator of worlds à la Dickens and as one of postmodernism's avatars, as indifferent to the intellectual currents of his time and as profoundly indebted to them, as deeply insightful about issues like race, class, and gender and as someone who merely reflects contemporary anxieties about them. A concise and focused study of Faulkner's literary lives can help readers sort through the questions raised by his work and by the voluminous response to it
Publisher: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
ISBN: 9781403946805
1403946809
Characteristics: ix, 197 p. ; 23 cm

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