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The literary career of William Faulkner

James B. Meriwether

The literary career of William Faulkner

a bibliographical study.

by James B. Meriwether

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Published by Princeton University Library in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 -- Bibliography -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPrinceton University. Library.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3511.A86 Z893
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 192 p.
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5826601M
    LC Control Number61014261
    OCLC/WorldCa2539316

    Although Faulkner was a lazy postal employee, he was a tremendously hard-working writer. In , he had his first piece of poetry published in The Double Dealer, a literary magazine that featured the work of notable southern two years later, Faulkner also published (with financial assistance from Phil Stone) a collection of poems entitled The Marble Faun. The Life of William Faulkner goes far to solidify Gray's position as one of the premiere critics in the field." Professor Robert H. Brinkmeyer, Jr, University of Mississippi "The critical discussions are the strength of this volume, especially the commentaries on the novels written from to .

    The Influence of William Faulkner through His Works Before embarking on the core review of William Faulkner's work, it would be better to add to Paquette's () statement that literature has the power not only to influence history, but also to influence the .   William Faulkner Job: Postmaster Book: Soldier’s Pay William Faulkner is one of our greatest novelists, but before he published his first book, Soldier’s Pay, he landed a gig as postmaster at the University of Mississippi, where he was famously terrible at his job. He was known to show up at odd hours, work on his novel while on the clock Author: Jeff Somers.

    William Faulkner () was born in New Albany, Mississippi, but his family soon moved to Oxford, Mississippi. The action of almost all of his novels takes place in and around Oxford, which he renames Jefferson, Mississippi. Faulkner, therefore, was very familiar with the type of person presented through the characters of the Bundrens. Get free homework help on William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom! courtesy of CliffsNotes. In Absalom, Absalom!, William Faulkner examines the relationship between man's past and present actions through the complex character Thomas Sutpen and the legend of his rise and fall in the American South. Told largely through narrators, the story reveals events, facts, motivations, .


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The literary career of William Faulkner by James B. Meriwether Download PDF EPUB FB2

The major novels. Faulkner had meanwhile “written [his] guts” into the more technically sophisticated The Sound and the Fury, believing that he was fated to remain permanently unpublished and need therefore make no concessions to the cautious commercialism of the literary marketplace.

The novel did find a publisher, despite the difficulties it posed for its. William Faulkner was a Nobel Prize–winning novelist of the American South who wrote challenging prose and created the fictional Yoknapatawpha County.

He is best known for such novels as 'The Born: The literary career of William Faulkner;: A bibliographical study Hardcover – January 1, by James B Meriweather (Author) See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Author: James B Meriweather. William Faulkner won the Nobel Prize in Literature injust four years after the end of World War II, when the Atomic Age was in full swing and the Cold War was a deep red sunrise on the. A typical Southern writer and one of the most preeminent writers of the 20th century, William Faulkner is best-known for his novels set in ‘Yoknapatawpha County’, a fictitious place in the South of America.

His career commenced with poetry but he gradually began to write novels that went on to revolutionize the face of literature. "This catalogue and the several bibliographical listings which here supplement it have been compiled to serve as a published record of the exhibition, 'The literary career of William Faulkner, ' held in the Princeton University Library from May 10 through Aug ".

This succinct, yet comprehensive account of William Faulkner’s literary career, novels, and key short stories offers an imaginative topography of his efforts to reckon with his Southern past, to acknowledge its modernization, and to develop his own modernist method.

Rollyson sheds light on Faulkner’s unpromising, even bewildering youth, including a gift for tall tales that blossomed into the greatest of literary creativity. He provides the fullest portrait yet of Faulkner’s family life, in particular his enigmatic marriage, and offers invaluable new insight into the ways in which Faulkner’s long 5/5(1).

The Cambridge Companion to William Faulkner In this collection of essays, ten scholars discuss the impact of Faulkner's work on the literary world. This is an ideal book for students interested in the thematic content of Faulkner's writing.

Nicholas Fargnoli & Michael Golay, William Faulkner A to Z This quick-reference guide is organized. Get this from a library. The literary career of William Faulkner; a bibliographical study. [James B Meriwether]. Nobel-Prize-winning writer William Faulkner was born into an old Southern family in and grew up in Oxford, Mississippi.

He never finished high school. Faulkner joined the British Royal Air Force during World War 1, changing the spelling of his surname from Falkner to Faulkner. After the war, he studied at the University of Mississippi, and. For more information on Faulkner, including commentaries on individual works, family genealogies, a character and place name glossary, bibliographies of criticism, a map and description of Faulkner sites in Oxford, and other information resources, visit William Faulkner on the Web, which is maintained by the author of this article.

Faulkner's most celebrated novels include The Sound and the Fury (), As I Lay Dying (), Light In August (), The Unvanquished (), and Absalom, Absalom. (), which are usually considered masterpieces.

Faulkner was a prolific writer of short stories: his first short story collection, These 13 (), includes many of his most. The Literary Career of William Faulkner. Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A. Princeton University Press, First. Hard Cover. First printing. WARMLY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO A MEMBER OF THE RARE BOOKS DEPARTMENT OF THE PRINCETON UNIVERSITY LIBRARY WHO ASSISTED HIM WITH THE BOOK.

This succinct, yet comprehensive account of William Faulkner's literary career, novels, and key short stories offers an imaginative topography of his efforts to reckon with his Southern past, to acknowledge its modernization, and to develop his own modernist method.4/5. The first comprehensive collection of contemporary published reactions to the writing of William Faulkner from tothese articles document the response of reviewers to specific works, and chronicle the development of Faulkner's reputation among the nation's book reviewers.

It has often been assumed that a poor reception in the popular review publications contributed to. The Reivers: A Reminiscence, published inis the last novel by the American author William bestselling novel was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in Faulkner previously won this award for his book A Fable, making him one of only four authors to be awarded it more than many of his earlier works, it is a straightforward narration Author: William Faulkner.

The writer and Nobel Prize winner, William Cuthbert Faulkner, was born in New Albany, Mississippi, on Septem Faulkner was the first of four sons to Murry Cuthbert Falkner and Maud Butler.

His family settled in Oxford when he was about five years old, and Faulkner spends most of his life. Full text of "The literary career of William Faulkner: a bibliographical study" See other formats. William Faulkner () remains the pre-eminent literary chronicler of the American South and a giant of American arts and letters.

Creatively obsessed with problems of race, identity, power, politics, and family dynamics, he wrote novels, stories, and lectures that continue to shape our understanding of the region's promises and problems.

What book did William Faulkner win the Nobel Prize for? William Faulkner: William Faulkner (–) was an American novelist, short story writer, and screenwriter, widely-regard as .The same issue of the Times devoted two additional pages to Faulkner’s career, including a reprint of his Nobel Prize address, excerpts from his fiction, a bibliography of his major works, and a literary appreciation by the paper’s chief book critic.

4.William Faulkner By (author) Kirk Curnutt. At various stages of his life, the celebrated American writer William Faulkner () presented himself as a literary dandy, a shabby bohemian, a wounded war veteran, a humble farmer, a courtly lover, and a genteel but aloof Southerner.