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Faulkner and the thoroughly modern novel

Virginia V. James Hlavsa

Faulkner and the thoroughly modern novel

by Virginia V. James Hlavsa

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Published by University Press of Virginia in Charlottesville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Faulkner, William, -- 1897-1962 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Modernism (Literature) -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [216]-222) and index.

    StatementVirginia V. James Hlavsa.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 228 p. :
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23772589M
    ISBN 10081391311

      This cutting-edge Companion is a comprehensive resource for the study of the modern American novel. Published at a time when literary modernism is being thoroughly reassessed, it reflects current investigations into the origins and character of the movement as a whole. Brings together 28 original essays from leading scholars Allows readers to orient individual works and authors in their. From the Modern Library's new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by William Faulkner--also available are Snopes, As I Lay Dying, The Sound and the Fury, Light in August, and Selected Short Stories First published in , Absalom, Absalom! is William Faulkner's ninth novel and one of his most admired. It tells the story of Thomas Sutpen and his ruthless, single-minded attempt to /5().

    Absalom, Absalom! (Modern Library, ) Hardcover – Jan this is faulkner's best novel. it is not for the first time faulkner reader. you need to work your way up to this one by reading as i lay dying, light in august, and then sound and the fury. the trip through these books will challenge even the best reader, but the rewards are well /5(). A daring, deeply affecting third novel by the author of A Home at the End of the World and Flesh and Blood.. In The Hours, Michael Cunningham, widely praised as one of the most gifted writers of his generation, draws inventively on the life and work of Virginia Woolf to tell the story of a group of contemporary characters struggling with the conflicting claims of love and inheritance, hope and.

    One of the required texts was Faulkner's novel "The Sound and The Fury". like many readers I was baffled by this book. The opening Bengy section made no sense to me. Despite the efforts of a diligent and insightful professor, a major result of this course was a conviction that the works of William Faulkner were beyond me/5(80).   Whether or not it truly is his "best" novel, there’s a reason F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" remains his most popular work today and a reason it's so frequently adapted and cribbed from. The themes in the novel reflect the sudden change in the character of America itself, and in some ways it’s among the first major modern novels produced in this country — a country that had.


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Faulkner and the Thoroughly Modern Novel Author Hlavsa, Virginia V. James Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Fine in Fine dust jacket Edition First Edition Binding Hardcover ISBN 10 X ISBN 13 Publisher University of Virginia Press Place of Publication Charlottesville & London Date published KeywordsBook Edition: First Edition.

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Light in August is a novel by the Southern (American) author William belongs to the Southern gothic and modernist literary genres. Set in the author's present day, the interwar period, the novel centers on two strangers, a pregnant white woman and a man who hides his black identity with a white a series of flashbacks, the story reveals how these two people are Author: William Faulkner.

William Faulkner’s short story “The Bear” was first published in the May 9, issue of The Saturday Evening Post. The piece, considered one of the best short stories of the twentieth century, is a coming-of-age tale that weaves together them. Faulkner’s final novel, published barely a month before his death, is a light-hearted, easy-going romp, in marked contradistinction to some of his earlier far more serious works.

It is thoroughly enjoyable, full of humour and, of course, very well-written. Sanctuary is a novel by the American author William Faulkner about the rape and abduction of a well-bred Mississippi college girl, Temple Drake, during the Prohibition era.

It is considered one of his more controversial works, given its theme of rape. First published init was Faulkner's commercial and critical breakthrough, establishing his literary : William Faulkner. William Faulkner (–) was a Nobel Prize–winning American novelist and short story of the most influential writers of the twentieth century, his reputation is based mostly on his novels, novellas, and short stories, but he was also a published poet and an occasional screenwriter.4/5.

William Faulkner was a master of the short story. Most of the pieces in this collection are drawn from the greatest period in his writing life, the fifteen or so years From the Modern Library’s new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by William Faulkner—also available are Snopes, As I Lay Dying, The Sound and the Fury, Light in /5.

Faulkner and the Thoroughly Modern Novel, by Virginia V. James Hlavsa. Charlottesville and London: University Press of Virginia, pp. If you can believe that Faulkner composed Light in August with bibli cal commentaries in one hand and twelve volumes of The Golden Bough in the other, and if you are convinced that Joycean wordplay was.

The best novels written in English: the full list thoroughly modern writer he was. Of Human Bondage by W Somerset Maugham As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner Author: Guardian Staff. William Faulkner was born in New Albany, Mississippi, on Septem He published his first book, The Marble Faun (a collection of poems), inand his first novel, Soldier’s Pay, in Inhaving written such works as Absalom, Absalom!, As I Lay Dying, Light in August, and The Sound and the Fury, Faulkner was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.5/5(5).

The modern concept of the private investigator, the rough-and-tumble guy with a gun and some questions, was born with Dashiell Hammett, and this is his best novel.

It still crackles with a thoroughly modern energy, and upon publication signaled a sea-change in the stories that novels could tell, and the manner in which they could be : Jeff Somers. As detailed by Hlavsa's Faulkner and the Thoroughly Modern Novel (Charlottesville: U of Virginia P, ), Light in August has 21 chapters, as does the Gospel of St.

John. Each chapter in Faulkner corresponds to themes in John. About this book. This cutting-edge Companion is a comprehensive resource for the study of the modern American novel. Published at a time when literary modernism is being thoroughly reassessed, it reflects current investigations into the origins and character of the movement as a whole.

His publications include William Faulkner: Seeing. As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner and published inis a stream-of-consciousness work that follows the Bundren family after the death of mother and wife, Addie.

Through the voices of 15 alternate narrators, As I Lay Dying showcases a poor, rural Mississippi family’s mission to grant Addie’s last wish by burying her in her hometown.

Throughout the novel, readers encounter the various Author: Rachel Nipper. Hines, Thomas S. William Faulkner and the Tangible Past: The Architecture of Yoknapatawpha. California Studies in the History of Art Berkeley: University of California Press, Hlavsa, Virginia V.

James. Faulkner and the Thoroughly Modern Novel. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, A Vast and Enduring Monument: William Faulkner’s Literary Reputation. By Jay Watson. On the sweltering afternoon of July 7,the town of Oxford, Mississippi, paused to pay its final respects to its most famous native son.William Cuthbert Faulkner (Septem – July 6, ) was an American novelist, film screenwriter, and poet whose works feature his native state of is regarded as one of the most influential writers of the twentieth century and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Faulkner was known for an experimental style with meticulous attention to diction and cadence.