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. Drawing on various critical approaches, it provides a coherent interpretation of the author's career, emphasizing Faulkner's receptivity to change, not just his critical resistance to it. Now available in paperback, William Faulkner: Seeing Through the South
places Faulkner's art in context while concentrating on textual detail, technique, and thematic preoccupations across his career.
Keywords: 20th Century & Contemporary American Literature