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The Resource Light in August, William Faulkner

Light in August, William Faulkner

Label
Light in August
Title
Light in August
Statement of responsibility
William Faulkner
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Light in August is a timeless and riveting story of determination, tragedy, and hope. In Faulkner's iconic Yoknapatawpha County, race, sex, and religion collide around three memorable characters searching desperately for human connection and their own identities
Summary
In a novel about hopeless perseverance in the face of mortality, guileless Lena Grove searches for the father of her unborn child, Reverend Hightower is plagued by visions of Confederate horsemen, and drifter Joe Christmas is consumed by his mixed ancestry
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
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026845
Cataloging source
UkCU
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1897-1962
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Faulkner, William
Dewey number
813.52
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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True
Series statement
Vintage classics
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  • Drifters
  • Racially mixed people
  • Pregnant women
  • Mississippi
Target audience
adult
Label
Light in August, William Faulkner
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published in Great Britain: Chatto & Windus, 1952
Control code
000021675483
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
380 p.
Isbn
9780099283157
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)44694733
Label
Light in August, William Faulkner
Publication
Note
First published in Great Britain: Chatto & Windus, 1952
Control code
000021675483
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
380 p.
Isbn
9780099283157
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)44694733

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