Faulkner and the craft of fiction : Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha, 1987

edited by Doreen Fowler and Ann J. Abadie

In 1944, William Faulkner wrote to Malcolm Cowley, "I'm telling the same story over and over which is myself and the world. That's all a writer ever does, he tells his own biography in a thousand different terms." With these words, Faulkner suggests that what changes in the course of his prolific novel-writing career is not so much the content but the style, "the thousand different terms" of his fiction. The essays in Faulkner and the Craft of Fiction, first presented at the 1987 Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference at the University of Mississippi, focus on Faulkner's narrative inventiveness, on how Faulkner, like his character Benjy in The Sound and the Fury, relentlessly kept "trying to say." The contributors, authorities on Faulkner's narrative, offer a wide variety of critical approaches to Faulkner's fiction-writing process. Cleanth Brooks, for example, applies the strategies of New Criticism to Faulkner's rendering of the heroic and pastoral modes; Judith L. S

「Nielsen BookData」より


書名 Faulkner and the craft of fiction : Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha, 1987
著作者等 Abadie, Ann J.
Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference
Fowler, Doreen
シリーズ名 Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha
出版元 University Press of Mississippi
刊行年月 c1989
ページ数 xviii, 226 p.
大きさ 23 cm
ISBN 0878053735
NCID BA07565033
※クリックでCiNii Booksを表示
言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国