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Typology and subjectivity in Faulkner and Beowulf

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There is a particularly strong analogy of both form and content between Beowulf and those novels by William Faulkner most deeply engaged with the Old Testament: Absalom, Absalom! and Go Down, Moses. Michael Lapidge compares Beowulf's technique of relating incomplete versions of an event through multiple perspectives to Faulkner's method of narration in The Sound and the Fury and As I Lay Dying. Beowulf was written by a Christian in Anglo-Saxon England, but takes place in a pagan society in fi...

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University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
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Routledge
Host title:
Navigating the Transnational in Modern American Literature and Culture
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Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature Series
Chapter number:
14
Publication date:
2017-01-01
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9781315696607
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9781138903890
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English
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Chapter
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2016-02-12

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