Faulkner: a biography

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This condensation of the two-volume edition incorporates substantial recent material--scholarship, criticism, and other writings, including posthumously published works by Faulkner
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display_description Blotner, a friend and one-time colleague of Faulkner's, brings a vivid, personalized tone to the biography, as well as a sense of masterful, comprehensive scholarship. Using letters, inter-views, reminiscences, critical work, and other primary sources, Blotner creates a detailed and nuanced portrait of Faulkner from his birth to his death. The revision of the original 1974 biography incorporates commentary on the plethora of Faulkner criticism, family memoirs, and posthumously published works that appeared in the wake of the first version. It also examines collections of letters and other materials that only came to light after the original publication. Featuring a detailed chronology of Faulkner's life and a genealogical chart of his family, Faulkner is authoritative and essential both for literary scholars and for anyone wanting to know about the life of one of the nation's foremost authors. Blotner's masterpiece is the template for all biographical work on the acclaimed writer.
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ils:.b1982404x Book Books One-volume edition, first Vintage Books edition. English Vintage Books, 1991. xx, 778 pages, 48 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm.
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subject_facet Faulkner, William, -- 1897-1962
Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography
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