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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.

About the Author

\William Cuthbert Faulkner was born in 1897 and raised in Oxford, Mississippi, where he spent most of his life. One of the towering figures of American literature, he is the author of The Sound and the Fury, Absalom, Absalom!, and As I Lay Dying, a,ong many other remarkable books.Faulkner was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1950 and France’s Legion of Honor in 1951. He died in 1962.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307792174
Subtitle:
The Corrected Text
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Author:
Faulkner, William
Subject:
Novels and novellas
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
American fiction (fictional works by one author)
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Mississippi Fiction.
Subject:
Pregnant women
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
American fiction (fictional works by one auth
Subject:
Racially mixed people
Subject:
Drifters
Subject:
Mississippi
Subject:
Allegories
Subject:
Rural poor
Subject:
Southern states
Subject:
Stream of consciousness fiction.
Subject:
Drifters - Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
1932
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
512

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Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
Fiction and Poetry » Romance » General

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