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William Faulkner: The Making of a Modernist (Fred W. Morrison Series in Southern Studies)

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This intellectual biography of William Faulkner traces the author's attempt to liberate himself from the repressive Victorian culture in which he was raised by embracing the Modernist culture of the artistic avant-garde. Daniel Singal argues that, to accommodate the conflicting demands of these two cultures, Faulkner created a complex and fluid structure of selfhood based ...more
Hardcover, 376 pages
Published September 25th 1997 by University of North Carolina Press (first published July 1997)
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