By William Faulkner
This novel gained either the Pulitzer Prize and the nationwide publication Award in 195. An allegorical tale of global conflict I, set within the trenches in France and working ostensibly with a mutiny in a French regiment, it used to be initially thought of a pointy departure for Faulkner. lately it has emerge as well-known as considered one of his significant works and a vital a part of the Faulkner oeuvre. Faulkner himself fought within the struggle, and his descriptions of it "rise to magnificence," in keeping with The ny Times, and contain, in Malcolm Cowley's phrases, "some of the main robust scenes he ever conceived."
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Kitazawa, K. (2002) Sho¯nen Hanzai no Shakaiteki Ko¯chiku: Yamagata Mat-shi Jiken (The Social Construction of Youth Crime: The Case of Mat-death in Yamagata), To¯yokan Shuppan. Lamarre, T. (2004) ‘An Introduction to Otaku Movement’, Entertext, 4: 1. Loseke, D. and J. Best (2003) Social Problems: Constructionist Readings, New York, Aldine de Gruyter. Lynch, M. (1998) ‘Towards a Constructivist Genealogy of Social Constructivism’, pp. 13–32 in I. Velody and R. Williams (eds) The Politics of Social Constructionism, London, Sage.
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A Fable by William Faulkner