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The birds of Faulkner. Larry Dye

The birds of Faulkner.

Larry Dye

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ISBN : 9780549604624
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Using biographic references and selected early texts and through a discussion of Modernist techniques, specifically spatial fragmentation and symbolism, this essay reveals Faulkners avian imagery and his sparrow and pigeon motifs. The evolution ofMoreUsing biographic references and selected early texts and through a discussion of Modernist techniques, specifically spatial fragmentation and symbolism, this essay reveals Faulkners avian imagery and his sparrow and pigeon motifs. The evolution of these motifs is followed from their origin in Solders Pay (1926) to their maturity in The Sound and the Fury (1929), Sanctuary (1931), Absalom, Absalom! (1936), and Requiem for a Nun (1951). In conclusion, an analysis is presented of the motifs broader implications regarding nature, God, man, and race.