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By Robert W. Hamblin,Charles Peek

ISBN-10: 0313298513

ISBN-13: 9780313298516

Sometimes known as the yankee Shakespeare, William Faulkner is understood for delivering poignant and actual renderings of the human , making a international of colourful characters in his fictional Yoknapatawpha County, and writing in a mode that's either exact and important. even though he's often called a Southern author, his attraction transcends neighborhood or even nationwide limitations. considering profitable the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1950, he has been the topic of greater than 5,000 scholarly books and articles. educational curiosity in his occupation has been matched by way of renowned acclaim, with a few of his works tailored for the cinema. This reference is an authoritative advisor to Faulkner's existence, literature, and legacy.

The encyclopedia contains approximately 500 alphabetically prepared entries for themes regarding Faulkner and his international. incorporated are entries for his works and significant characters and issues, in addition to the literary and cultural contexts within which his texts have been conceived, written, and released. There also are entries for relations, associates, and different individuals very important to Faulkner's biography; historic occasions, people, and locations; social and cultural advancements; and literary and philosophical phrases and activities. The entries are written through professional individuals who carry a huge diversity of views and adventure to their research of his paintings. Entries in general finish with feedback for additional analyzing, and the quantity closes with a bibliography and particular index.

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