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The Resource 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

Label
As I lay dying : authoritative text, backgrounds and contexts, criticism
Title
As I lay dying
Title remainder
authoritative text, backgrounds and contexts, criticism
Statement of responsibility
William Faulkner ; edited by Michael Gorra
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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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Cataloging source
DLC
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1897-1962
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Faulkner, William
Dewey number
813/.52
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3511.A86
LC item number
A85 2010
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Gorra, Michael Edward
Series statement
A Norton critical edition
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  • Burial
  • Death
  • Mississippi
  • Stream of consciousness fiction
  • Domestic fiction
Label
As I lay dying : authoritative text, backgrounds and contexts, criticism, William Faulkner ; edited by Michael Gorra
Instantiates
Publication
Note
This edition is based on the 1985 corrected text published by The Library of America, and includes Valery Larbaud's never-before-translated preface to the first French edition
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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., Superintendent --
  • Criticism -- 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
Control code
ocn317923317
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 384 p.
Isbn
9780393931389
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009039276
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1531301
  • (OCoLC)317923317
Label
As I lay dying : authoritative text, backgrounds and contexts, criticism, William Faulkner ; edited by Michael Gorra
Publication
Note
This edition is based on the 1985 corrected text published by The Library of America, and includes Valery Larbaud's never-before-translated preface to the first French edition
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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., Superintendent --
  • Criticism -- 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
Control code
ocn317923317
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 384 p.
Isbn
9780393931389
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009039276
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1531301
  • (OCoLC)317923317

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