Chapter 29. “He Doth Bestride the Narrow World Like a Colossus”

Faulkner's Critical Reception

  1. Richard C. Moreland
  1. Timothy P. Caron

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996881.ch30

A Companion to William Faulkner

A Companion to William Faulkner

How to Cite

Caron, T. P. (2007) “He Doth Bestride the Narrow World Like a Colossus”, in A Companion to William Faulkner (ed R. C. Moreland), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470996881.ch30

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122245

Online ISBN: 9780470996881

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Keywords:

  • colossus;
  • critical reception;
  • contemporary;
  • mythology;
  • fiction

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Casting Long Shadows: Early Readings of Faulkner's Work

  • Taming Faulkner's Fiction: New Critical Readings

  • New Directions: Bleikasten and Irwin

  • From Faulkner to Faulkners: The “Theory Boom” and Faulkner Studies

  • The Problem of Late Faulkner

  • Comparative Faulkner

  • The Contemporary Scene: Where Are We Now with Faulkner Studies?