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William Faulkner - American Writers 3

William Faulkner - American Writers 3: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers

WILLIAM VAN O’CONNOR
Copyright Date: 1964
Edition: NED - New edition
Pages: 48
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5749/j.ctttv57w
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    William Faulkner - American Writers 3
    Book Description:

    William Faulkner. To meet a need which had been felt for some time both in the United States and abroad, the pamphlet series, the University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers, was established in 1959. By providing readable critical introductions to American Writers, the pamphlets were designed to meet the needs and tastes of mature students and readers of imaginative literature throughout the world.

    eISBN: 978-0-8166-5224-2
    Subjects: History

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  1. Front Matter
    (pp. 1-4)
  2. William Faulkner
    (pp. 5-44)

    William faulkner’s Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi, with Jefferson as the county seat, is both a mythical and an actual region. Reality and myth are difficult to separate because Faulkner has transcribed the geography, the history, and the people of northern Mississippi, and he has also transmuted them. Clearly it is more sensible to see Yoknapatawpha County and its people as a little self-contained world of the imagination than as an accurate history, from the time of the Chickasaw Indians down to the present, of northern Mississippi.

    Yoknapatawpha County is an area of 2400 square miles, with a population of 15,611 persons....

  3. Selected Bibliography
    (pp. 45-47)