As I Lay Dying

William Faulkner (Author) E. L. Doctorow (Foreword by)
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Product Details

Price
$24.00  $22.08
Publisher
Modern Library
Publish Date
November 28, 2000
Pages
256
Dimensions
5.7 X 8.1 X 0.8 inches | 0.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780375504525

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About the Author

William Faulkner was born in New Albany, Mississippi, on September 25, 1897. He published his first book, The Marble Faun (a collection of poems), in 1924, and his first novel, Soldier's Pay, in 1926. In 1949, having written such works as Absalom, Absalom!, As I Lay Dying, Light in August, and The Sound and the Fury, Faulkner was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. He also received the Pulitzer Prize for two other novels, A Fable (1954) and The Reivers (1962). From 1957 to 1958 he was Writer-in-Residence at the University of Virginia. He died on July 6, 1962, in Byhalia, Mississippi.

Reviews

"For range of effect, philosophical weight, originality of style, variety of characterization, humor, and tragic intensity, [Faulkner's works] are without equal in our time and country."
--Robert Penn Warren