By Robert W. Hamblin,Charles Peek
Sometimes referred to as the yankee Shakespeare, William Faulkner is understood for supplying poignant and exact renderings of the human situation, making a global of colourful characters in his fictional Yoknapatawpha County, and writing in a method that's either unique and significant. although he's referred to as a Southern author, his attraction transcends local or even nationwide barriers. on the grounds that profitable the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1950, he has been the topic of greater than 5,000 scholarly books and articles. educational curiosity in his profession has been matched via well known acclaim, with a few of his works tailored for the cinema. This reference is an authoritative consultant to Faulkner's existence, literature, and legacy.
The encyclopedia comprises approximately 500 alphabetically prepared entries for subject matters regarding Faulkner and his global. incorporated are entries for his works and significant characters and subject matters, in addition to the literary and cultural contexts within which his texts have been conceived, written, and released. There also are entries for kinfolk, associates, and different folks very important to Faulkner's biography; ancient occasions, individuals, and locations; social and cultural advancements; and literary and philosophical phrases and events. The entries are written by means of professional individuals who carry a large variety of views and event to their research of his paintings. Entries more often than not finish with feedback for extra examining, and the quantity closes with a bibliography and specified index.
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A William Faulkner Encyclopedia by Robert W. Hamblin,Charles Peek