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William Faulkner of Yoknapatawpha County

by Lewis Leary

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Published by Thomas Y Crowell in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Faulkner, William, -- 1897-1962.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Lewis Leary.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21620886M
    ISBN 100690891733

    Hailed by critics and scholars as the most valuable study of Faulkner's fiction, Cleanth Brooks's William Faulkner: The Yoknapatawpha Country explores the Mississippi writer's fictional county and the commanding role it played in so much of his shows that Faulkner's strong attachment to his region, with its rich particularity and deep sense of community, gave him a /5(). William Faulkner created Yoknapatawpha County in fifteen books and more than fifty stories. Although these individual works are autonomously coherent, they may be considered as single body. When that is done, there emerges a creation which literary scholars have recognized as unique in American literature: a chronicle of broad scope.

    Get free homework help on Faulkner's Short Stories: book summary, chapter summary and analysis and original text, quotes, essays, and character analysis courtesy of CliffsNotes. CliffsNotes on Faulkner's Short Stories contains commentary and glossaries for five of William Faulkner's best known stories, including "Barn Burning," "A Rose for Emily," and "Dry .   William Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha County goes online. More than 50 years after Faulkner's last book, educators are creating an online database of his books .

    William Faulkner’s fictional chronicle of Yoknapatawpha County culminates in his three last novels, rich with the accumulated history and lore of the microcosmic domain where he set most of his work. Faulkner wanted to use the time remaining to him to achieve a summing-up of his fictional world. William Faulkner's native climate was the small north Mississippi town of Oxford after which he patterned his mythical Yoknapatawpha County. Each year the University of Mississippi, located in Oxford, sponsors a conference to allow Faulkner enthusiasts to study the .


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Hailed by critics and scholars as the most valuable study of Faulkner's fiction, Cleanth Brooks's William Faulkner: The Yoknapatawpha Country explores the Mississippi writer's fictional county and the commanding role it played in so much of his by: 4.

Hailed by critics and scholars as the most valuable study of Faulkner's fiction, Cleanth Brooks's William Faulkner: The Yoknapatawpha Country explores the Mississippi writer's fictional county and the commanding role it played in so much of his work/5.

As Faulkner conceived it, Yoknapatawpha County was a veritable universe, replete with its own geography, history, and interrelated narratives. Faulkner didn't conduct any specialized research for his books. William Faulkner was one of the well known novelists from The United States, who was famous for writing books based on the fiction, southern gothic, and poetry genres.

He was a Nobel Prize winner from Oxford, Mississippi. Author Faulkner was known for writing novels, plays, screenplays, short stories, William Faulkner of Yoknapatawpha County book, poetry, etc. I like to think of the world I created as being a kind of keystone in the universe; that, small as that keystone is, if it were ever taken away the universe itself would collapse.

My last book will be the Doomsday Book, the Golden Book, of Yoknapatawpha County. Then. If you’ve ever had difficulty pronouncing the word Yoknapatawpha—the fictional Mississippi county where William Faulkner set his best-known.

The professor for a Faulkner seminar i took began the semester with Go Down, Moses. It's a collection of "short stories" but the interrelatedness of the plot lines, characters, and the elaborate history of Faulkner's microcosmos really sets the stage for what to expect in his novels and in many ways the collection can be read as a novel (like a winesburg ohio or dubliners type thing).

William Faulkner was a Nobel Prize–winning novelist of the American South who wrote challenging prose and created the fictional Yoknapatawpha County. He is best known for such novels as 'The Born: Yoknapatawpha County, Miss.

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His novels set in the American South, frequently in his fictional Yoknapatawpha County, include The Sound and the Fury, As I Lay Dying and Absalom, Absalom.

He died on July 6, William Faulkner, American author (), received two Pulitzer prizes for literature, the Nobel Prize for Literature, and two National Book Awards.

Faulkner often referred to Yoknapatawpha County as "my apocryphal county." From Sartoris onwards, Faulkner set all but three of his novels in the county (Pylon, The Wild Palms and A Fable were set elsewhere), as well as over 50 of his stories.

Absalom, Absalom. includes a map of Yoknapatawpha County drawn by Faulkner. William Cuthbert Faulkner (; Septem – July 6, ) was an American writer and Nobel Prize laureate from Oxford, Mississippi. and a play. He is primarily known for his novels and short stories set in the fictional Yoknapatawpha County, based on Lafayette County, Mississippi, where he spent most of his er is one of.

“Yoknapatawpha County—‘William Faulkner, sole owner and proprietor,’ as he inscribed on one of the maps he drew—has a population of 15, persons scattered over 2, square miles. It sometimes seems to me that every house or hovel has been described in one of Faulkner’s novels, and that all the people of the imaginary county, black and white, townsmen, farmers.

T his is the first, and probably the most popular, of Faulkner’s Yoknapatawpha County stories, a short, dark and compelling novel set in what he called “my apocryphal county.

In his third novel, Flags in the Dust, Faulkner created a mythological Mississippi county and named it Yoknapatawpha (Yawknaw-puh-toff-uh), with its county seat in Jefferson. This particular novel, however, was not published during Faulkner's lifetime; it appeared posthumously in William Faulkner of Yoknapatawpha County.

New York, Crowell [] (OCoLC) Named Person: William Faulkner; William Faulkner; William Faulkner; William Faulkner; William Faulkner; Faulkner, William Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Lewis Leary. A Frankensteinian creation of two very real regions, Yoknapatawpha County is home to a number of William Faulkner's most famous novels and stories, including the famed Snopes family trilogy, which features the novels The Hamlet (), The Town (), and The Mansion ().

Hailed by critics and scholars as the most valuable study of Faulkner's fiction, Cleanth Brooks's William Faulkner: The Yoknapatawpha Country explores.

Faulkner was also an acclaimed writer of mysteries, publishing a collection of crime fiction, Knight's Gambit, that featured Gavin Stevens, an attorney, wise to the ways of folk living in Yoknapatawpha County.

He set many of his short stories and novels in his fictional Yoknapatawpha County, based on--and nearly identical to in terms of.

The great Yoknapatawpha cycle of William Faulkner, a classic of 20th-century American literature set in an imaginary county in Mississippi, belongs to the category as much as the once-popular confections about Sussex that were written about the same time by the English novelist Sheila Kaye-Smith.

Many novelists. William Faulkner, American writer who won the Nobel Prize for Literature and is best known for his works set in fictional Yoknapatawpha County.The words of William C. Faulkner have been read around the world. He is considered the greatest 20th century writer. Faulkner confined most of his work to his fictional county of Yoknapatawpha - which reflected his ’postage stamp of native soil".

His landscape reflected real people and real places.Series: Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Series The recent spatial turn in social theory and cultural studies opens up exciting new possibilities for the study of William Faulkner's literature.

The fictional domains of Yoknapatawpha County and Jefferson.