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Absalom, Absalom!, by William Faulkner

Format: Print Book 2012
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
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Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Non-fiction PS3511.A86 A66 2012
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor - Non-fiction
 
Call Number  PS3511.A86 A66 2012
 
 
Monroeville Public Library Non-fiction 813.5209 FAULKNER
Location  Monroeville Public Library
 
Collection  Non-fiction
 
Call Number  813.5209 FAULKNER
 
 
Summary
Original essays include a close reading of the novel from the critical standpoint of feminist theory, an analysis of the novel's cultural and historical context and a discussion of the critical reception of Absalom, Absalom! The carefully chosen previously published essays provide a wide range of perspectives on such subjects as theme, protagonists, feminism, storytelling, race, style, Civil War, and time, among others.
Contents
On Absalom, Absalom! : a guide through myriad-minded Faulkner / David Madden
Biography of William Faulkner / Lorie Watkins Fulton
The Paris review perspective / Nathaniel Rich for The Paris review
From mapmaker to geographer : Faulkner's sense of space in Absalom, Absalom! / Nicole Moulinoux
Cultural context : Absalom, Absalom! / Ted Atkinson
Tragedy and the modern American novel : The great Gatsby, Absalom, Absalom!, and All the king's men / Randy Hendricks
The critical reception of Absalom, Absalom! / Kevin Eyster
Gates and doors and metaphors : materiality and (dis)embodied sexuality in Absalom, Absalom! / Aimee E. Berger
Past as present : Absalom, Absalom! / Hyatt H. Waggoner
Quentin! Listen! / David Madden
Subverting history : women, narrative, and patriarchy in Absalom, Absalom! / Susan V. Donaldson
Absalom, Absalom! : story-telling as a mode of transcendence / Richard Forrer
Black feminism and the canon : Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom! and Morrison's Beloved as gothic romances / Philip Goldstein
"A shape to fill a lack" : Absalom, Absalom! and the pattern of history / Deborah Wilson
Faulkner's prose style in Absalom, Absalom! / Robert H. Zoellner
Rosa Coldfield as daughter : another of Faulkner's lost children / Linda Wagner-Martin
War and memory : Quentin Compson's Civil War / Lewis P. Simpson
The dead father in Faulkner / John T. Irwin.

Additional Information
Series Critical insights.
Subjects Faulkner, William, -- 1897-1962. -- Absalom, Absalom!
Historical fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Plantation life in literature.
Families in literature.
Mississippi -- In literature.
Publisher Pasadena, Calif. :Salem Press,2012
Contributors Madden, David, 1933-
Language English
Description xvii, 383 pages ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 364-368) and index.
ISBN 9781587658341 (alk. paper)
1587658348 (alk. paper)
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