The Cambridge Companion To William Faulkner by Philip M. WeinsteinThe Cambridge Companion To William Faulkner by Philip M. Weinstein

The Cambridge Companion To William Faulkner

EditorPhilip M. Weinstein

Paperback | January 27, 1995

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This collection of essays explores Faulkner's widespread cultural import. Drawing on a wide range of cultural theory and writing in accessible English, ten major Faulkner scholars examine the enduring whole of Faulkner's work and bring into focus the broader cultural contexts that lent resonance to his work. The collection will be particularly useful to the student seeking a critical introduction to Faulkner, while also serving the dedicated scholar interested in recent trends in Faulkner criticism.
Title:The Cambridge Companion To William FaulknerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:264 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.59 inPublished:January 27, 1995Publisher:Cambridge University Press

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ISBN - 10:0521421675

ISBN - 13:9780521421676

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Table of Contents

Introduction Philip M. Weinstein; Part I. The Texts in the World: 1. Faulkner and modernism Richard Moreland; 2. Faulkner and postmodernism Patrick O'Donnell; 3. Faulkner and the culture industry John T. Matthews; 4. Faulkner from a European perspective André Bleikasten; 5. Looking for a master plan: Faulkner, Paredes, and the colonial and postcolonial subject Ramón Saldívar; Part II. The World in the Texts: 6. Racial awareness and arrested development: The Sound and the Fury and The Great Migration (1915-1928) Cheryl Lester; 7. Race in Light in August: word symbols and obverse reflections Judith Bryant Wittenberg; 8. Absalom, Absalom!: (Un)making the father Carolyn Porter; Conclusion: the stakes of reading Faulkner: discerning reading Warwick Wadlington; Index.

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This collection brings together ten major Faulkner scholars to examine the whole of Faulkner's oeuvre, and to bring into focus the broader cultural contexts that lent their resonance to his work. Both affordable and comprehensive, it will be particularly useful for the student seeking a critical introduction to Faulkner but will also serve the dedicated scholar interested in recent trends in Faulkner studies.