The Good, the Bad, and the Hungry Sale
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Original Essays | July 22, 2014

Nick Harkaway: IMG The Florist-Assassins



The three men lit up in my mind's eye, with footnotes. They were converging on me — and on the object I was carrying — in a way that had... Continue »
  1. $18.87 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

    Tigerman

    Nick Harkaway 9780385352413

spacer

Essays, Speeches & Public Letters (Modern Library Classics)

by

Essays, Speeches & Public Letters (Modern Library Classics) Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

An essential collection of William Faulkners mature nonfiction work, updated, with an abundance of new material.

This unique volume includes Faulkners Nobel Prize acceptance speech, a review of Hemingways The Old Man and the Sea (in which he suggests that Hemingway has found God), and newly collected gems, such as the acerbic essay “On Criticism” and the beguiling “Note on A Fable.” It also contains eloquently opinionated public letters on everything from race relations and the nature of fiction to wild-squirrel hunting on his property. This is the most comprehensive collection of Faulkners brilliant non-fiction work, and a rare look into the life of an American master.

About the Author

William Faulkner was born in Mississippi in 1897. A legend of American letters, he is the author of The Sound and the Fury, Absalom, Absalom!, As I Lay Dying, and many other works. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1950, and died in 1962.

James B. Meriwether is an expert on Faulkner who has been editing Faulkners fiction and nonfiction work since the late 1950s. He lives with his wife, Anne, in South Carolina.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780812971378
Editor:
Meriwether, James
Publisher:
Modern Library
Editor:
Meriwether, James
Author:
Faulkner, William
Author:
William Faulkner Edited by James B. Meriwether
Author:
Meriwether, James B.
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Letters
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Modern Library Classics
Series Volume:
Nr. 8672
Publication Date:
20040231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
7.95 x 5.1 x .8 in .6 lb

Other books you might like

  1. The Colony of Unrequited Dreams
    Used Trade Paper $5.95
  2. The Dog of the South Used Trade Paper $7.95
  3. William Faulkner: The Yoknapatawpha... Used Trade Paper $5.95
  4. One-Way Ticket: Stories New Hardcover $14.50
  5. A Passionate Sisterhood: Women of... New Hardcover $72.50
  6. The Shape of Water Used Mass Market $4.95

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Anthologies » Essays
Fiction and Poetry » Anthologies » General
Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
Humanities » Literary Criticism » General
Humanities » Philosophy » General

Essays, Speeches & Public Letters (Modern Library Classics) New Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$16.25 In Stock
Product details 384 pages Modern Library - English 9780812971378 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.