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Backman, Melvin, Faulkner, The Major Years: A Critical Study, Indiana University Press, 1966.

Backman reviews Faulkner's major writing, both
novels and short stories, and provides a critical
overview of the author's development and contribution
to American letters.


Brooks, Cleanth, William Faulkner: Toward Yoknapatawpha and Beyond, Yale University Press, 1978.

Respected literary critic Cleanth Brooks focuses on
Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha stories, exploring why
they are important to Faulkner's writing as a whole
and what importance they have in the American literary
tradition. Brooks evaluates early influences and
innovations made by Faulkner over the course of his
writing career.





Cowley, Malcolm, ed., The Portable Faulkner, Viking, 1946.

When Cowley, a literary historian and poet, collected
Faulkner's writing in this volume, he renewed interest
in Faulkner at a time when Faulkner's work was
being neglected and narrowly categorized as regional
writing. Critics often note that many of Faulkner's
novels had gone out of print prior...




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