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As I Lay Dying : The Corrected Text (Hardcover) (William Faulkner)

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Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timeFrom the Modern Library’s new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by William Faulkner—also available areSnopes, The Sound and the Fury, Light in August, Absalom, Absalom!, and Selected Short StoriesOne of William Faulkner’s finest novels, As I Lay Dying, originally published in 1930, remains a captivating and stylistically innovative work. The story revolves around a grim yet darkly humorous pilgrimage, as Addie Bundren’s family sets out to fulfill her last wish: to be buried in her native Jefferson, Mississippi, far from the miserable backwater surroundings of her married life. Told through multiple voices,As I Lay Dying vividly brings to life Faulkner’s imaginary South, one of literature’s great invented landscapes, and is replete with the poignant, impoverished, violent, and hypnotically fascinating characters that were his trademark. Along with a new Foreword by E. L. Doctorow, this edition reproduces the corrected text of As I Lay Dying as established in 1985 by Faulkner expert Noel Polk.
As I Lay Dying was originally published in 1930, and remains a captivating and stylistically innovative work. The story revolves around a grim yet darkly humorous pilgrimage, as Addie Bundren's family sets out to fulfill her last wish: to be buried in her native Jefferson, Mississippi, far from the miserable backwater surroundings of her married life. Told through multiple voices, it vividly brings to life Faulkner's imaginary South, one of the great invented landscapes in all of literature, and is replete with the poignant, impoverished, violent and hypnotically fascinating characters that were his trademark.
Number of Pages: 261
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Literary
Series Title: Modern Library
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: William Faulkner
Language: English
Street Date: November 1, 2000
TCIN: 11828276
UPC: 9780375504525
Item Number (DPCI): 247-02-6117
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