Like other members of the 'lost generation' who entered literature after World War I, Faulkner (the 1949 Nobel Prize winner) established himself as a writer of a kind of style marked by historicalism, a craving for symbolism and storytelling in several time layers, emotionality and unusually high rhetoric.
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The American South - in all its painful, tragic and bizarre charm. In the novel "Light in August" boil dangerous and destructive passions, kept gloomy family secrets, flourish racism and cruelty, and love and hatred reach a truly ancient scale ...
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The symphonic, non-linear structure of the novel "Noise and Fury" will tell the reader the same story from four points of view. Four narrators, four destinies, four stories, four perceptions of the world that you have to put together based on your own idea of the world. Noise and Fury is one of the greatest novels of the 20th century.
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"The Sanctuary" of Faulkner is one of the most striking and talented novels, among them "Noise and Fury", "Light in August", "Absalom, Avessal", a trilogy about Snowps. "Sanctuary" is the cry of pain of a man who saw that there is no such meanness, such cynicism, which would not be capable of the American trader. However, Faulkner argued that the artist should portray evil only to defeat him. In this sense, "Sanctuary" is the American "Crime and Punishment" with all the characteristics of American national life.