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Author Brooks, Cleanth, 1906-1994.

Title William Faulkner : the Yoknapatawpha country
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, 1963


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Description 499 pages
Series Yale paperbound ; Y.170
Yale paperbound ; Y.170
Contents Faulkner the provincial -- The plain people: yeoman farmers, sharecroppers, and white trash -- Faulkner as nature poet -- The community and the pariah (Light in August) -- The old order (The unvanquished) -- The waste land: southern exposure (Sartoris) -- Discovery of evil (Sanctuary, and, Requiem for a nun) -- Odyssey of the Bundrens (As I lay dying) -- Faulkner's savage Arcadia: Frenchman's Bend (The hamlet) -- Passion, marriage, and bourgeois respectability (The town) -- Faulkner's Revenger's tragedy (The mansion) -- The story of the McCaslins (Go down, Moses) -- The community in action (Intruder in the dust) -- History and the sense of the tragic (Absalom, Absalom!) -- Man, time, and eternity (The sound and the fury) -- The world of William Faulkner (The reivers)
Summary Brooks maintains that Faulkner's anchoring his fiction to north Mississippi is of the utmost importance. It is Faulkner's attachment to a concrete region with its rich particularity and its firmly grounded sense of community that gives him a special vantage point from which to view the modern world
Analysis Faulkner, William Criticism and interpretation
Mississippi In literature
Yoknapatawpha County (Imaginary place)
Notes Includes bibliographical references
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 -- Characters.
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962.
Faulkner, William.
Yoknapatawpha County (Imaginary place)
Mississippi -- In literature.
Genre/Form Biographies.
LC no. 63017023
Other Titles Yoknapatawpha country
Yoknapatawpha country