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Go Down, Moses (Vintage International)

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Publisher Comments:

“I believe that man will not merely endure: he will prevail. He is immortal, not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance.” —William Faulkner, on receiving the Nobel Prize

 

Go Down, Moses is composed of seven interrelated stories, all of them set in Faulkner’s mythic Yoknapatawpha County. From a variety of perspectives, Faulkner examines the complex, changing relationships between blacks and whites, between man and nature, weaving a cohesive novel rich in implication and insight.

Synopsis:

Faulkner examines the changing relationship of black to white and of man to the land, and weaves a complex work that is rich in understanding of the human condition.

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, among many other remarkable book. Faulkner was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1950 and France’s Legion of Honor in 1951. He died in 1962.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679732174
Author:
Faulkner, William
Publisher:
Vintage
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
American
Subject:
Novels and novellas
Subject:
Mississippi
Subject:
Yoknapatawpha County (Imaginary place)
Subject:
Yoknapatawpha County (Imaginary place) -- Fiction.
Subject:
Yoknapatawpha County
Subject:
American fiction (fictional works by one auth
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Mississippi Social life and customs.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
fiction;short stories;literature;american;faulkner;20th century;novel;american literature;modernism;southern;classic;mississippi;classics;southern literature;south;america;american south;southern gothic;american fiction;race;slavery;nobel prize;classic li
Subject:
fiction;short stories;literature;american;faulkner;20th century;novel;american literature;modernism;southern;classic;mississippi;classics;southern literature;south;america;american south;american fiction;southern gothic;classic literature;1940s;slavery;ra
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage International (Paperback)
Series Volume:
2
Publication Date:
19910131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8 x 5.16 x 0.8 in 0.62 lb

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