New PDF release: A William Faulkner Encyclopedia

By Robert W. Hamblin,Charles Peek

ISBN-10: 0313298513

ISBN-13: 9780313298516

Sometimes referred to as the yankee Shakespeare, William Faulkner is understood for supplying poignant and actual renderings of the human , making a global of colourful characters in his fictional Yoknapatawpha County, and writing in a mode that's either special and important. notwithstanding he's often called a Southern author, his allure transcends nearby or even nationwide barriers. on the grounds that successful 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 profession has been matched by means of renowned acclaim, with a few of his works tailored for the cinema. This reference is an authoritative consultant to Faulkner's lifestyles, literature, and legacy.

The encyclopedia comprises approximately 500 alphabetically prepared entries for issues with regards to Faulkner and his global. integrated are entries for his works and significant characters and issues, in addition to the literary and cultural contexts during which his texts have been conceived, written, and released. There also are entries for family members, pals, and different folks vital to Faulkner's biography; old occasions, individuals, and locations; social and cultural advancements; and literary and philosophical phrases and pursuits. The entries are written by way of professional individuals who deliver a large diversity of views and event to their research of his paintings. Entries often finish with feedback for additional studying, and the amount closes with a bibliography and specified index.

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