Intruder in the Dust (Vintage classics), Faulkner William
Автор: Faulkner William Название: Novels 1926-1929 ISBN: 1931082898 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781931082891 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: от 2564 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: The Library of America edition of the complete novels of William Faulkner culminates with this volume presenting his first four full-length works of fiction, each newly edited, and, in many cases, restored with passages that were altered or (in the case of Mosquitoes) expurgated by the original publishers. This is Faulkner as he was meant to be read. In these four novels we can track Faulkner's extraordinary evolution as, over the course of a few years, he discovers and masters the mode and matter of his greatest works. Soldiers' Pay (1926) expresses the disillusionment provoked by World War I through its account of the postwar experiences of homecoming soldiers, including a severely wounded R.A.F. pilot, in a style of restless experimentation. In Mosquitoes (1927), a raucous satire of artistic poseurs, many of them modeled after acquaintances of Faulkner in New Orleans, he continues to try out a range of stylistic approaches as he chronicles an ill-fated cruise on Lake Pontchartrain. With the sprawling Flags in the Dust (published in truncated form in 1929 as Sartoris), Faulkner began his exploration of the mythical region of Mississippi that was to provide the setting for most of his subsequent fiction. Drawing on family history from the Civil War and after, and establishing many characters who recur in his later books, Flags in the Dust marks the crucial turning point in Faulkner's evolution as a novelist. The volume concludes with Faulkner's masterpiece, The Sound and the Fury (1929). This multilayered telling of the decline of the Compson clan over three generations, with its complex mix of narrative voices and its poignant sense of isolation and suffering within a family, is one of the most stunningly original American novels.
Автор: Faulkner William Название: Sound and the fury ISBN: 0099475014 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099475019 Издательство: Random House Рейтинг: Цена: 767 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: Depicting the gradual disintegration of the Compson family through four fractured narratives, this title explores passionate family relationships where there is no love, only self-centredness. It is about lovelessness - `only an idiot has no grief; only a fool would forget it. What else is there in this world sharp enough to stick to your guts?`
Автор: Faulkner William Название: Absalom, Absalom! ISBN: 0099475111 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099475118 Издательство: Random House Рейтинг: Цена: 767 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: Quentin Compson and Shreve, his Harvard room-mate, are obsessed by the tragic rise and fall of Thomas Sutpen. As a poor white boy, Sutpen was turned away from a plantation owner`s mansion by a negro butler. From then on, he was determined to force his way into the upper echelons of Southern society.
Описание: "You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore." --William Faulkner These short works offer three different approaches to Faulkner, each representative of his work as a whole. Spotted Horses is a hilarious account of a horse auction, and pits the "cold practicality" of women against the boyish folly of men. Old Man is something of an adventure story. When a flood ravages the countryside of the lower Mississippi, a convict finds himself adrift with a pregnant woman. And The Bear, perhaps his best known shorter work, is the story of a boy's coming to terms wit the adult world. By learning how to hunt, the boy is taught the real meaning of pride, humility, and courage.
Автор: Faulkner William Название: Intruder in the Dust ISBN: 0679736514 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780679736516 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 766 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Faulkner William Название: Light in August ISBN: 0679732268 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780679732266 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 962 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
"Read, read, read. Read everything--trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master. Read You'll absorb it. Then write. If it is good, you'll find out. If it's not, throw it out the window." --William Faulkner Light in August, a novel about hopeful perseverance in the face of mortality, features some of Faulkner's most memorable characters: guileless, dauntless Lena Grove, in search of the father of her unborn child; Reverend Gail Hightower, who is plagued by visions of Confederate horsemen; and Joe Christmas, a desperate, enigmatic drifter consumed by his mixed ancestry.
Автор: Faulkner William Название: Go Down, Moses ISBN: 0679732179 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780679732174 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 1022 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Faulkner William Название: As I Lay Dying ISBN: 067973225X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780679732259 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: 897 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
"I set out deliberately to write a tour-de-force. Before I ever put pen to paper and set down the first word I knew what the last word would be and almost where the last period would fall." --William Faulkner on As I Lay Dying As I Lay Dying is Faulkner's harrowing account of the Bundren family's odyssey across the Mississippi countryside to bury Addie, their wife and mother. Narrated in turn by each of the family members--including Addie herself--as well as others the novel ranges in mood, from dark comedy to the deepest pathos. Considered one of the most influential novels in American fiction in structure, style, and drama, As I Lay Dying is a true 20th-century classic. This edition reproduces the corrected text of As I Lay Dying as established in 1985 by Noel Polk.
Автор: Faulkner William Название: Absalom, Absalom! ISBN: 0679732187 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780679732181 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 1022 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Faulkner William Название: Requiem for a Nun ISBN: 0394714121 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780394714127 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 769 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Автор: Faulkner William Название: Essays, Speeches & Public Letters ISBN: 081297137X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780812971378 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: 1090 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Faulkner William Название: As I Lay Dying ISBN: 0099479311 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099479314 Издательство: Random House Рейтинг: Цена: 691 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The death and burial of Addie Bundren is told by members of her family, as they cart the coffin to Jefferson, Mississippi, to bury her among her people. And as the intense desires, fears and rivalries of the family are revealed in the vernacular of the Deep South, Faulkner presents a portrait of extraordinary power - as epic as the Old Testament, as American auckleberry Finn.
Автор: Faulkner William Название: The Sound and the Fury ISBN: 0679732241 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780679732242 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 962 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Retells the tragic times of the Compson family, including beautiful, rebellious Caddy; manchild Benjy; haunted, neurotic Quentin; Jason, the brutal cynic; and Dilsey, their Black servant.
Автор: Faulkner William Название: Novels 1957-1962 ISBN: 1883011698 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781883011697 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 2564 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: William Faulkner's fictional chronicle of Yoknapatawpha County culminates in his three last novels, rich with the accumulated history and lore of the microcosmic domain where he set most of his work. Faulkner wanted to use the time remaining to him to achieve a summing-up of his fictional world: "I know I won't live long enough to write all I need to write about my imaginary country and county," he wrote to a friend, "so I must not waste what I have left." The Town (1957) is the second novel in the Snopes trilogy that began with The Hamlet (collected in a previous Library of America volume). Here the rise of the rapacious Flem Snopes and his extravagantly extended family, as they connive their way into power in the county seat of Jefferson--"every Snopes in Frenchman's Bend moving up one step, leaving that last slot at the bottom open for the next Snopes to appear from nowhere and fill"--is brilliantly filtered through three separate narrative voices. Faulkner was particularly proud of the women characters--the doomed Eula and her daughter Linda--who stand at the novel's center. Flem's relentless drive toward wealth and control plays itself out in The Mansion (1959), in which a wronged relative, the downtrodden sharecropper Mink Snopes, succeeds in avenging himself and bringing down the corrupt Snopes dynasty. In this last part of the trilogy, Faulkner brings in elements from many earlier novels to round out his fictional enterprise. His last novel, The Reivers: A Reminiscence (1962), is distinctly mellower and more elegiac than his earlier work. A picaresque adventure set early in the twentieth century and involving a Memphis brothel, a racehorse, and a stolen automobile, it evokes the world of childhood with a final burst of comic energy.
Автор: Faulkner William Название: Novel 1942-1954 ISBN: 0940450852 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780940450851 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 2564 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The years 1942 to 1954 saw William Faulkner's rise to literary celebrity--sought after by Hollywood, lionized by the critics, awarded a Nobel Prize in 1950 and the Pulitzer and National Book Award for 1954. But, despite his success, he was plagued by depression and alcohol and haunted by a sense that he had more to achieve--and a finite amount of time and energy to achieve it. This Library of America volume collects the novels written during this crucial period; defying the odds, Faulkner continued to break new ground in American fiction. He delved deeper into themes of race and religion and furthered his experiments with fictional structure and narrative voice. These newly restored texts, based on Faulkner's manuscripts, typescripts, and proof sheets, are free of the changes introduced by the original editors and are faithful to the author's intentions. Go Down, Moses (1942) is a haunting novel made up of seven related stories that explore the intertwined lives of black, white, and Indian inhabitants of Yoknapatawpha County. It includes "The Bear," one of the most famous works in all American fiction, with its evocation of "the wilderness, the big woods, bigger and older than any recorded document." Characters from Go Down, Moses reappear in Intruder in the Dust (1948). Part detective novel, part morality tale, it is a compassionate story of a black man on trial and the growing moral awareness of a southern white boy. Requiem for a Nun (1951) is a sequel to Sanctuary. With an unusual structure combining novel and play, it tells the fate of the passionate, haunted Temple Drake and the murder case through which she achieves a tortured redemption. Prose interludes condense millennia of local history into a swirling counterpoint. In A Fable (1954), a recasting of the Christ story set during World War I, Faulkner wanted to "try to tell what I had found in my lifetime of truth in some important way before I had to put the pen down and die." The novel, which earned a Pulitzer Prize, is both an anguished spiritual parable and a drama of mutiny, betrayal, and violence in the barracks and on the battlefields.
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