William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom!: A Casebook Epub


  • Paperback
  • 301 pages
  • William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom!: A Casebook
  • Fred Hobson
  • English
  • 15 December 2019
  • 0195154789

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William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom!: A Casebook Absalom, Absalom has long been seen as one of William Faulkner s supreme creations, as well as one of the leading American novels of the twentieth century In this collection Fred Hobson has brought together eight of the most stimulating essays on Absalom, essays written over a thirty year span which approach the novel both formally and historically Here are critical responses by Cleanth Brooks, John Irwin, Thadious Davis, and Eric Sundquist, as well as four essays published in the last decade The casebook concludes with Faulkner s own remarks on the novel, delivered in a discussion with students at the University of Virginia What emerges from all the selections is a rich and suggestive treatment of a work which Faulkner himself called the best novel yet written by an American and a less biased critic has called the greatest American novel of the century joining Moby Dick and Huckleberry Finn at the pinnacle of American fiction


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