Faulkner: a biography
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New York : Vintage Books, 1991.
Status:
Central Adult Nonfiction
813 FAULK
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Description
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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Format:
Book
Edition:
One-volume edition, first Vintage Books edition.
Physical Desc:
xx, 778 pages, 48 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
0679730532, 9780679730538, 0394504135, 9780394504131

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Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 719-747) and index.
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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APA Citation (style guide)

Blotner, J. (1991). Faulkner: a biography. One-volume edition, first Vintage Books edition. New York: Vintage Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Blotner, Joseph, 1923-2012. 1991. Faulkner: A Biography. New York: Vintage Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Blotner, Joseph, 1923-2012, Faulkner: A Biography. New York: Vintage Books, 1991.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Blotner, Joseph. Faulkner: A Biography. One-volume edition, first Vintage Books edition. New York: Vintage Books, 1991. Print.

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