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As I lay dying, authoritative text, backgrounds and contexts, criticism, William Faulkner ; edited by Michael Gorra

As I lay dying, authoritative text, backgrounds and contexts, criticism, William Faulkner ; edited by Michael Gorra
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Includes bibliographical references
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As I lay dying
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William Faulkner ; edited by Michael Gorra
"First published in 1930, As I Lay Dying has long been recognized not only as one of William Faulkner's greatest works, but also as the most accessible of his major novels. This Norton Critical Edition is based on the 1985 Corrected Text and is accompanied by detailed explanatory annotations." "In addition to the text's essays and criticism, a chronology and a selected bibliography are also included."--Jacket
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A Norton critical edition
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authoritative text, backgrounds and contexts, criticism
Table Of Contents
The text of As I lay dying -- Backgrounds and contexts -- Beside Addie's coffin / Margaret Cheney Dawson -- Literature and less / Julia K.W. Baker -- Morbidity in fiction / Clifton P. Fadiman -- A troubled vision / Henry Nash Smith -- The school of cruelty / Henry Seidel Canby -- William Faulkner / Maurice-Edgar Coindreau -- "Preface" to Tandis que j'agonise / Valery Larbaud -- From New novels / Edwin Muir -- Adolescence ; AS I lay dying ; "Introduction" to the modern library edition of Sanctuary ; An introduction for The sound and the fury ; Address upon receiving the Nobel prize for literature ; The Paris review interview ; Class conferences at the University of Virginia ; Jefferson, Yoknapatawpha county, Mississippi [map] ; Sample pages from the manuscript and carbon typescript of As I lay dying / William Faulkner -- The Russian realists and southern literature / Carson McCullers -- Benighted south / Fred Hobson -- The hind tit / Andrew Nelson Lytle -- The gudger house / James Agee -- From Pills, petticoats and plows : the southern country store / Thomas D. Clark -- Thirty-sixth biennial report of the Mississippi State Insane Hospital, Jackson, Mississippi. From July 1, 1925 to June 30, 1927 / C.D. Mitchell, M.S., SuperintendentCriticism -- The dimensions of consciousness / Olga W. Vickery -- Odyssey of the bundrens / Cleanth Brooks -- Pride and nakedness : As I lay dying / Calvin Bedient -- The setting / André Bleikasten -- Death, grief, analogous form : As I lay dying / Eric Sundquist -- [Mimetic voice] / Stephen M. Ross -- Matricide and the mother's revenge : As I lay dying / Doreen Fowler -- Between the family and the state : nomadism and authority in As I lay dying / Patrick O'Donnell -- [A southern carnival] / Richard Gray -- Addie in no man's land / John Limon -- "By it I would stand r fall" : life and death in As I lay dying / Donald M. Kartiganer -- William Faulkner : a chronology
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