Faulkner"s uses of the classics

by Joan M. Serafin

Publisher: UMI Research Press in Ann Arbor, Mich

Written in English
Cover of: Faulkner
Published: Pages: 198 Downloads: 579
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  • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 -- Knowledge and learning,
  • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 -- Sources,
  • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 -- Concordances,
  • Classicism -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Rome in literature,
  • Greece -- In literature

Edition Notes

Statementby Joan M. Serafin.
SeriesStudies in modern literature ;, no. 1
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3511.A86 Z967 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 198 p. ;
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3503482M
ISBN 100835713970
LC Control Number82023849

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