William Faulkner"s World War I and flying short fiction an imaginative appropriation of history

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  • Faulkner, William, -- 1897-1962 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Fiction -- History and criticism,
  • Aeronautics in literature

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Statementby Nancy Belcher Sederberg.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationiv, 403 leaves.
Number of Pages403
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19874394M

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In his novels, short stories, essays, and letters, war remained a looming subject. While Faulkner considered A Fable to be his greatest work, spending over a decade on it, critics were mixed in the reviews and it has been remembered as a lesser novel.

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Faulkner contributed numerous short stories to periodicals such as The Saturday Evening Post and Harper's and also worked on many TV scripts.

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There are three wars in the mind and in the art of William Faulkner--the American Civil War, World War I, and World War II. Although he did not fight in any war, he postured as a veteran flyer, for he had enlisted in the Royal Flying Corps in Canada.

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The first of four sons, born in to Maud and Murry Falkner, Faulkner himself added the "u" to his name when he first began to publish fiction.

It was a way of setting himself apart from his father. The "u" was a kind of personal rebellion, but a small one. There are three wars in the mind and in the art of William Faulkner -- the American Civil War, World War I, and World War II.

Although he did not fight in any war, he postured as a veteran flyer, for he had enlisted in the Royal Flying Corps in Canada. In his novels, short stories, essays, and letters, war remained a looming subject.

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