William Faulkner | Critical Essay by Richard Gray

This literature criticism consists of approximately 20 pages of analysis & critique of William Faulkner.
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Critical Essay by Richard Gray

How can we be "in" history and "outside" it at one and the same time? The problem that dogged Faulkner throughout his career can be stated as simply as that, but not his answer to it—because, of course, the answer does not lie in this expressed opinion or in that but in the imaginative discovery of Yoknapatawpha County. Loving his inheritance and hating it, involved with its mythology and yet well aware of the difference between history and myth, Faulkner was in a sense obliged to create his fictional world—a paradigm of his region existing beyond established categories, where all that he had found in the South and felt about it could be absorbed into a coherent form of knowledge….

[Whenever] in his later years—when he was inclined to be more expansive on...

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