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Published by University Press of Mississippi in Jackson, MS .
Written in English


Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Paginationxvi, 328 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25616777M
ISBN 100878051791
ISBN 109780878051793

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The book consists of three general chapters on Faulkner and his work, which to my mind are good but not essential. There then follows the heart of the book -- thirteen chapters each of which is devoted to one of Faulkner's major novels (one chapter covers two novels - "Sanctuary" and "Requiem for a Nun").Cited by: 4. The book consists of three general chapters on Faulkner and his work, which to my mind are good but not essential. There then follows the heart of the book -- thirteen chapters each of which is devoted to one of Faulkner's major novels (one chapter covers two novels - "Sanctuary" and "Requiem for a Nun")/5(9). Yoknapatawpha County It was inside the rooms of the renovated Rowan Oak that Faulkner, within the span of seven years— to —wrote four of his most famous and highly regarded novels: The Sound and the Fury, As I Lay Dying, Light in August, and Absalom, Absalom! New Edition Of “William Faulkner: The Cofield Collection,” By Jack Cofield $ Author: Jack Cofield Yoknapatawpha Press is happy to announce the publication of the second edition of William Faulkner: The Cofield Collection, by Jack Cofield, the popular photo-biography of William Faulkner first published in More info →Order Now PORTALS $ Author: Glennray Tutor [ ].

  Like the geographical map he drew of his fictional Yoknapatawpha County, Faulkner's map of the human condition begins in Jefferson (the South) but it leads outward to the larger world, "the old verities and truths of the heart, the universal truths lacking which any story is ephemeral and doomed—love and honor and pity and pride and. If you’ve ever had difficulty pronouncing the word Yoknapatawpha—the fictional Mississippi county where William Faulkner set his best-known fiction—you can take instruction from the author himself. During his time as writer-in-residence at the University of Virginia, Faulkner gave students a brief lesson on his pronunciation of the Chickasaw-derived word, which, as he says, sounds like. The books of this series were released between the years and One of the books in this series is titled as ‘The Hamlet’. The Vintage International publication released the book in the year after it was first published in Author Faulkner has set the plot in Yoknapatawpha County, a fictional town in Mississippi. The heart of Yoknapatawpha. [John Pilkington] -- Pilkington brings the soul of a historian to the study of Faulkner's arguably best fiction. This is a splendid treatment of .

The heart of Yoknapatawpha. [John Pilkington] -- Pilkington devotes a chapter to each one of the nine novels set in the fictional Mississippi county of Yoknapatawpha. They are Sartoris, The Sound and the Fury, As I Lay Dying, Sanctuary, Light in.   Later he earned his master's and doctorate's degrees at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Faulkner's hometown, completing both his thesis and dissertation on Faulkner topics under the direction of John Pilkington, author of The Heart of Yoknapatawpha, an influential study of . Yoknapatawpha County (pronounced [jɒknəpəˈtɔfə]) is a fictional Mississippi county created by the American author William Faulkner, largely based upon and inspired by Lafayette County, Mississippi, and its county seat of Oxford, Mississippi (which Faulkner renamed Jefferson). Faulkner often referred to Yoknapatawpha County as "my apocryphal county.". Marionettes by William Faulkner Deluxe facsimile boxed edition of William Faulkner’s first book, a one-act play which he wrote, illustrated, handprinted and bound by hand as a college student in This exact facsimile features rust painted on the staples in the binding and uses fine stationary paper fused by bonding two sheets, then chemically [ ].