A Student's Guide to William Faulkner

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-01-01
  • Publisher: Enslow Pub Inc

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William Faulkner was raised on legends. He absorbed the skills of storytelling as he sat on the steps of the courthouse in Oxford, listening to the locals tell their tales. His own family history and the stories of Civil War generals and scoundrels all combined in his memory. As a writer, he created a body of literature that would tell more than just stories. Today, Faulkner is considered one of the most important Southern writers and one of the greatest American authors of all time.

Author Biography

Debra McArthur is a teacher, writer, wife, and mom. Her stories, articles, and poetry have appeared in many publications. She teaches writing at Park University.

Table of Contents

From Mississippi to the Worldp. 5
"I Want to Be a Writer" (1897-1929)p. 17
The Sound and the Furyp. 32
Faulkner's "One Matchless Time" (1929-1939)p. 50
Three Storiesp. 63
Troubles and Triumphs (1939-1954)p. 84
A Fablep. 96
The Final Years (1954-1962)p. 107
The Reiversp. 117
The Legacy of William Faulknerp. 129
Chronologyp. 141
Chapter Notesp. 143
Glossaryp. 154
Major Works by William Faulknerp. 156
Further Reading and Internet Addressesp. 158
Indexp. 159
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