- William Faulkner (Censorship (Ready Reference series))
- William Faulkner (Dictionary of World Biography: The 20th Century)
- William Faulkner (Critical Survey of Mystery & Detective Fiction, Revised Edition)
- William Faulkner (Identities & Issues in Literature)
- William Faulkner (Critical Survey of Long Fiction, Fourth Edition)
- William Faulkner (Critical Survey of Short Fiction, Second Revised Edition)
- William Faulkner (Cyclopedia of World Authors, Fourth Revised Edition)
At a glance:
- Author: William Faulkner
- First Published: 1948
- Type of Work: Novel
- Type of Plot: Detective and mystery
- Time of Work: Early 1930’s
- Genres: Long fiction, Social realism, Mystery and detective literature, Novel
- Subjects: African Americans, Justice, Race, Murder or homicide, South or Southerners, 1930's, Duty, Folklore, Mysteries, Debtors or creditors
- Locales: United States, North America, Yoknapatawpha County (fictive)
Yoknapatawpha County (YOK-nuh-puh-TAW-fuh). Fictional county in northern Mississippi, modeled on the region in which William Faulkner lived most of his life—a region that constitutes the fictional world of most of his novels and stories. A representation of the South from its earliest settling to modern times, Yoknapatawpha serves as a repository of southern history, legends, and communal memories. Against this backdrop, Chick Mallison confronts his long-held attitudes, becoming, himself, an intruder in the dust....
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