William Faulkner: His Life and Work

Available

Product Details

Price
$35.65
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publish Date
Pages
344
Dimensions
5.94 X 8.93 X 0.88 inches | 1.07 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780801857478

Earn by promoting books

Earn money by sharing your favorite books through our Affiliate program.

Become an affiliate

About the Author

David Minter is Libbie Shern Moody Professor of English at Rice University. He is the author of The Interpreted Design as a Structural Principle in American Prose and A Cultural History of the American Novel: Henry James to William Faulkner.

Reviews

One emerges from reading it with fresh understanding of Faulkner both as man and writer, with feelings of sympathy and, even more, admiration.

-- "Times Higher Education Supplement"

Any future Faulkner biographer--and there will be others, rest assured of that--will find it difficult to surpass what Minter has accomplished.

--Jonathan Yardley "Washington Post"

One emerges from reading [Minter's book] with a fresh understanding of Faulkner both as man and writer, with feelings of sympathy and, even more, admiration.

--Richard Gray "Times Higher Education Supplement"

The great virtue of David Minter's book is that he knows that the question of who a man was is less interesting than that of whom he wished to become . . . It is in the poems and the novels that we can trace the self to which Faulkner aspired.

--Lachlan Mackinnon "Times Literary Supplement"