The Portable Faulkner

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The Portable Faulkner

By William Faulkner; Malcolm Cowley (Editor)

Penguin Books, Paperback, 9780142437285, 688pp.

Publication Date: February 25, 2003

Description
In prose of biblical grandeur and feverish intensity, William Faulkner reconstructed the history of the American South as a tragic legend of courage and cruelty, gallantry and greed, futile nobility and obscene crimes. No single volume better conveys the scope of Faulkner's vision than The Portable Faulkner.
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About the Author
William Faulkner(1897 1962) was born in Mississippi and was the recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature and the Pulitzer Prize. Malcolm Cowley(1898 1989) a leadiing literary figure of his time, wrote numerous books of literary criticism, essays, and poetry."

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