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Author: Noel Polk
ISBN: 0253133025
Subcategory: United States
Pages 288 pages
Publisher Indiana Univ Pr (June 1, 1981)
Language English
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by Noel Polk


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Also included are notes by Blotner and a chronology of Faulkner's life. Essential for American literature collections.

Requiem for a Nun (1951) is a sequel to Sanctuary. The Library of America’s distinguished series has been tracing Faulkner’s career by issuing his fiction in sets such as this one. With an unusual structure combining novel and play, it tells the fate of the passionate, haunted Temple Drake and the murder case through which she achieves a tortured redemption. Prose interludes condense millennia of local history into a swirling counterpoint. The Library of America’s distinguished series has been tracing Faulkner’s career by issuing his fiction in sets such as this on. .What we have here are four memorable works from what may well have been William Faulkner’s most productive and provocative period. Bill Peschel, Rock Hill Herald.

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Requiem for a Nun is a work of fiction written by William Faulkner which was first published in 1951. It is a sequel to Faulkner's early novel Sanctuary, which introduced the characters of Temple Drake, her friend (later husband) Gowan Stevens,. It is a sequel to Faulkner's early novel Sanctuary, which introduced the characters of Temple Drake, her friend (later husband) Gowan Stevens, and Gowan's uncle Gavin Stevens. The events in Requiem are set in Faulkner's fictional Yoknapatawpha County and Jackson, Mississippi, in November 1937 and March 1938, eight years after the events of Sanctuary.

Requiem for a Nun (1951) is the source for Faulkner's best-known aphorism: "The past is never dead," Gavin . SOURCES: Joseph Blotner, e. Selected Letters of William Faulkner; Polk, Requiem for a Nun: A Critical Study.

Requiem for a Nun (1951) is the source for Faulkner's best-known aphorism: "The past is never dead," Gavin Stevens tells Temple Drake in Act I, Scene III; "It's not even past" (73). The novel's own history is two decades long, and too complicated to do more than sketch out here. It is a sequel of sorts to a pair of texts Faulkner published twenty years earlier: "That Evening Sun," where Nancy first appears, and Sanctuary, where Temple and Gowan get into the trouble that haunts them and their marriage in the dramatic portions of this novel.

Act One-The Courthouse (A Name for the City). Act Two-The Golden Dome (Beginning Was the Word). Act Three-The Jail (Nor Even Yet Quite Relinquish--). Act One. The Courthouse (A Name for the City). The courthouse is less old than the town, which began somewhere under the turn of the century as a Chickasaw Agency trading post and so continued for almost thirty years before it discovered, not that it lacked a depository for its records and certainly not that it needed one, but that only by creating or anyway decreeing one, could it cope with a.