The Sound and the Fury
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Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
The title of this book is Sound and the Fury and is written by author William Faulkner. The book Sound and the Fury is published by Everyman. The ISBN of this book is 9781857150698 and the format is Hardback. The publisher has not provided a book description for Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781857150698
(210mm x 24mm x 135mm)
Imprint: Everyman's Library
Publish Date: 19-Mar-1992
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author William Faulkner
Sound and the Fury, Paperback (April 2015)View all books by William Faulkner
Depicting the gradual disintegration of the Compson family through four fractured narratives, this book explores intense, passionate family relationships where there is no love, only self-centredness.
UK Kirkus Review » Experimental in style (extensive use of the interior monologue), this study of the decaying aristocracy of Mississippi is possibly Faulkner's most successful book, before drink and Hollywood got him. (Kirkus UK)
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Author Biography - William Faulkner
Born in 1897 in New Albany, Mississippi, William Faulkner was the son of a family proud of their prominent role in the history of the south. He grew up in Oxford, Mississippi, and left high school at fifteen to work in his grandfather's bank. Rejected by the US military in 1915, he joined the Canadian flyers with the RAF, but was still in training when the war ended. Returning home, he studied at the University of Mississippi and visited Europe briefly in 1925. His first poem was published in The New Republic in 1919. His first book of verse and early novels followed, but his major work began with the publication of The Sound and the Fury in 1929. As I Lay Dying (1930), Sanctuary (1931), Light in August (1932), Absalom, Absalom! (1936) and The Wild Palms (1939) are the key works of his great creative period leading up to Intruder in the Dust (1948). During the 1930s, he worked in Hollywood on film scripts, notably The Blue Lamp, co-written with Raymond Chandler. William Faulkner was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1949 and the Pulitzer Prize for The Reivers just before his death in July 1962.
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