Author: Michael Millgate
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Keywords: american, novel, august, light, essays, new
Number of Pages: 160
Published: 1987-06-26
List price: $26.99
ISBN-10: 0521313325
ISBN-13: 9780521313322

In a series of essays written especially for this volume, five distinguished critics offer a range of approaches, discussing the novel in terms of its composition and position in Faulkner’s career, its structure and narrative techniques, and its relation to the religious, racial, and sexual assumptions of the society it represents.

Author: Hugh Ruppersburg
Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
Keywords: august, light, faulkner, reading
Number of Pages: 324
Published: 1994-11-01
List price: $25.00
ISBN-10: 0878057323
ISBN-13: 9780878057320

Author: William Faulkner
Publisher: Modern Library
Keywords: modern, library, text, corrected, august, light
Number of Pages: 528
Published: 2002-04-02
List price: $21.95
ISBN-10: 067964248X
ISBN-13: 9780679642480

One of Faulkner’s most admired and accessible novels, Light in August reveals the great American author at the height of his powers. Lena Grove’s resolute search for the father of her unborn child begets a rich, poignant, and ultimately hopeful story of perseverance in the face of mortality. It also acquaints us with several of Faulkner’s most unforgettable characters, including the Reverend Gail Hightower, who is plagued by visions of Confederate horsemen, and Joe Christmas, a ragged, itinerant soul obsessed with his mixed-race ancestry.Powerfully entwining these characters’ stories,

Authors:William Faulkner, Noel Polk,
Publisher: Vintage International/Random House
Keywords: text, corrected, august, light
Number of Pages: 512
Published: 1990-10-01
List price: $14.95
ISBN-10: 0679732268
ISBN-13: 9780679732266

Joe Christmas does not know whether he is black or white. Faulkner makes of Joe’s tragedy a powerful indictment of racism; at the same time Joe’s life is a study of the divided self and becomes a symbol of 20th century man.

Author: Andre Bleikasten
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Keywords: fury, light, august, sound, novels, melancholy, faulkner, ink
Number of Pages: 416
Published: 1990-06-01
List price: $72.95
ISBN-10: 0253312000
ISBN-13: 9780253312006

The period from the late 1920s to the early 1940s was in Faulkner’s career one of prodigious fertility, and the creative outburst on which it opens -- from The Sound and the Fury (1929) through As I Lay Dying (1930) and Sanctuary (1931) to Light in August (1932) -- touches indeed on the miraculous. It is the four children of this miracle that André Bleikasten re-examines and re-evaluates in his substantial new book on Faulkner. But rather than approach Faulkner’s fiction from a priori theoretical assumptions and process it through some prefabricated grid, he has concentrated on th

Author: Nancy Hadlich
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
Keywords: protagonist, light, august, faulkner, william, christmas, critical, analysis, joe
Number of Pages: 40
Published: 2008-03-25
List price: $17.90
ISBN-10: 3638925382
ISBN-13: 9783638925389

Seminar paper from the year 2003 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, printed single-sided, grade: 1,3, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (FASK Germersheim), course: Seminar, 8 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: 1.Introduction "...Here I am I am tired I am tired of running of having to carry my life like it was a basket of eggs..."(Light in August 255) These are the words of Joe Christmas at the age of thirty-six. They signify tiredness and resignation. Christmas is one of the main characters and a centra

Author: Vaclav Demling
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
Keywords: als, jungfrau, maria, german, grove, lena, allegorie, faulkners, light, august, christliche
Number of Pages: 32
Published: 2009-10-11
List price: $15.90
ISBN-10: 3640442105
ISBN-13: 9783640442102

Diese Arbeit beschäftigt sich mit christlicher Allegorie in William Faulkners Roman "Light in August". Analysiert wird die Figur der Lena Grove als Verkörperung der Jungfrau Maria. Dabei werden mehrheitlich Parallelen aber auch einige Widersprüche aufgezeigt.
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