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By A. Nicholas Fargnoli,Michael Golay,Robert W. Hamblin

"Critical better half to William Faulkner" - a huge revision and enlargement of "William Faulkner A to Z" - good points greater than 80,000 extra phrases. personality entries and demanding observation sections on Faulkner's significant works were considerably extended, and fully new sections offering excerpts from modern studies were additional. different new positive factors contain extra interpreting lists for Faulkner's significant novels and brief tales in addition to a close chronology of 1 of Faulkner's maximum and most complex works, "As I Lay Dying". This identify covers such subject matters as: descriptions of characters in Faulkner's fiction, corresponding to Benjy and Quentin from "The Sound and the Fury"; information about Faulkner's kinfolk, pals, colleagues, and critics; actual and fictional areas vital to Faulkner's existence and literary improvement, from Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi to Hollywood; interviews and speeches given through Faulkner; and, principles and occasions that motivated his lifestyles and works, together with slavery, the Civil warfare, international conflict I, and civil rights.

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