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Absalom, Absalom!

William Faulkner

Absalom, Absalom!

by William Faulkner

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, New York, Random House, 1936 London, Chatto and Windus, 1937.

StatementWilliam Faulkner.
SeriesPenguin modern classics
The Physical Object
Pagination319p. :
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22582442M
ISBN 100140032541

  Absalom! Absalom! is William Faulkner's major work--his most important and ambitious contribution to American literature. In the dramatic texture of this story of the founding, flourishing and decay of the plantation of Sutpen's Hundred, and of the family that demonic Stephen Sutpen brought into the world a generation before the Civil War, there rises the lament of the South for its own 4/5(K). "Absalom" is a section in Muriel Rukeyser 's long poem The Book of the Dead (), inspired by the biblical text, spoken by a mother who lost three sons to silicosis. "Avshalom" by Yona Wallach, published in her first poetry collection Devarim (), alludes to the biblical character. Georg Christian Lehms, Des israelitischen Printzens Born: Hebron, Judah, Israel.

Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner. This postbellum Greek tragedy is the perfect introduction to Faulkner’s elaborate descriptive n Compson and Shreve, his Harvard roommate, are obsessed with the tragic rise and fall of Thomas Sutpen. Absalom, Absalom! by William Absalom Absalom by Faulkner, First Edition. You Searched For: Book book is clean with a tight binding. Cover is worn with small tears on spine edges but whole with price still intact. A good inexpensive copy of the best of the world's best books. Pics sent upon request.

The events in “Absalom, Absalom” are not portrayed in chronological order, so to present you this summary, we have to rearrange them to form a solid timeline. The shifted order of events is justified - the whole book is a series of flashbacks. Moreover, the flashbacks describe three time periods, not connected with each other.   William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom! was published in The novel only sold copies that year, but has since been regarded as one of the most realistic depictions of life in the south.


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