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William Faulkner"s The wild palms a study by Thomas L. McHaney

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Published by University Press of Mississippi in Jackson .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Thomas L. McHaney.
SeriesThe Mississippi quarterly series in Southern literature
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3511.A86 W585
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 209 p. ;
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5184981M
ISBN 100878050701
LC Control Number75003648

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Greatest Faulkner book I have read so far! Fan-bloody-tastic. I liked this even better than Absalom!Absalom! And it was much easier to follow. The Wild Palms is a novel which actually consists of two different stories. Faulkner decided to interweave two different stories to build each respective story more towards its climax/5. out of 5 stars Wild Palms William Faulkner. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 8, Verified Purchase. This is the first William Faulkner book I have read and I found it very heavy going indeed. The language is so old fashioned and ponderous and he seems to use 20 words where about 6 would do. Gradually I began to look forward /5(44). William Faulkner, one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century, was born in New Albany, Mississippi, on Septem He published his first book, The Marble Faun, in , but it is as a literary chronicler of life in the Deep South—particularly in the fictional Yoknapatawpha County, the setting for several of his novels—that he is most highly regarded/5(26). Mr. Faulkner takes us down two paths, apparently unconnected. He calls one story The Wild Palms, the other Old Man. They alternate and never touch, until the very end. Then, the pieces fall into place, and The Wild Palms turns out to be the story behind the story of Old Man. The one story is a story of illicit love — the other story is the punishment. In both, the central character is given.

  out of 5 stars Wild Palms William Faulkner. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 8 February Verified Purchase. This is the first William Faulkner book I have read and I found it very heavy going indeed. The language is so old fashioned and ponderous and he seems to use 20 words where about 6 would do. Gradually I began to look forward to Reviews: The Wild Palms () William Faulkner () “That was one story—the story of Charlotte Rittenmeyer and Harry Wilbourne, who sacrificed everything for love, and then lost that. I did not know it would be two separate stories until after I had started the book. One of the popular novel series written by William Faulkner is known as ‘The Snopes Trilogy’. The books of this series were released between the years and One of the books in this series is titled as ‘The Hamlet’. The Vintage International publication released the book in the year after it was first published in   “The Wild Palms (If I Forget Thee Jerusalem)” by William Faulkner (Random House, ) is a novel of two interwoven stories, “The Wild Palms” and “The Old Man,” written in alternating.

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