The Resource Novels, 1957-1962 : the town ; The mansion ; The reivers, William Faulkner

Novels, 1957-1962 : the town ; The mansion ; The reivers, William Faulkner

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Novels, 1957-1962 : the town ; The mansion ; The reivers
Title
Novels, 1957-1962
Title remainder
the town ; The mansion ; The reivers
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William Faulkner
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Language
eng
Summary
"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 novels and stories. Faulkner wanted to use the time remaining to him to achieve a summing-up of his fictional world." "The Town (1957) is the second novel in the Snopes trilogy that began with The Hamlet. Here the rise of the rapacious Flem Snopes and his extravagantly extended family, as they connive their way into power in the county seat of Jefferson is filtered through three separate narrative voices. Faulkner was particularly proud of the two women characters - the doomed Eula and her daughter Linda - who stand at the novel's center." "Flem's relentless drive toward wealth and control plays itself out in The Mansion (1959), in which a wronged relative, the downtrodden sharecropper Mink Snopes, succeeds in avenging himself and bringing down the corrupt Snopes dynasty." "His last novel, The Reivers: A Reminiscence (1962), is distinctly mellower and more elegiac than his earlier work. A picaresque adventure set early in the twentieth century and involving a Memphis brothel, a racehorse, and a stolen automobile, it evokes the world of childhood with a final burst of comic energy."--Jacket
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813/.52
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3511.A86
LC item number
A6 1999
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
The Library of America
Series volume
[112]
Novels, 1957-1962 : the town ; The mansion ; The reivers, William Faulkner
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Novels, 1957-1962 : the town ; The mansion ; The reivers, William Faulkner
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Contents
  • The town
  • The mansion
  • The reivers
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ocm40752293
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Dimensions
21 cm.
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Extent
1008 p.
Isbn
9781883011697
Lccn
99018348
System control number
(OCoLC)40752293

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