Matthews, John T.
William Faulkner: Seeing Through the South
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.
- Provides a brief but comprehensive account of Faulkner’s literary career, through discussion of his novels and key short stories
- Offers an imaginative topography of Faulkner’s efforts to reckon with his Southern past, to acknowledge its modernization, and to develop his own modernist method
- Draws on various specialized critical approaches including psychoanalytic, post-structuralist, feminist, and post-colonial theory
- Provides a coherent interpretation of the author’s career, emphasizing Faulkner’s receptivity to change, not just his critical resistance to it
- Places Faulkner’s art in context while concentrating on textual detail, technique, and thematic preoccupations across his career
- Matthews, John T.
- John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
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- 320 pages
- Litterary Studies
- eISBN (PDF)