This is a collection of stories and episodes from novels forming a history of life in William Faulkner's metaphorical kingdom, Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi. It includes three longer stories: "The Bear", "Spotted Horses" and "Old Man", and Malcolm Cowley's acclaimed 1946 introduction.
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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. He set this legend in a small, minutely realized parallel universe he called Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi.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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