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William Faulkner of Oxford.

James W. Webb

William Faulkner of Oxford.

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Published by Louisiana State University Press in [Baton Rouge] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mississippi,
  • Oxford (Miss.)
    • Subjects:
    • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 -- Homes and haunts -- Mississippi -- Oxford,
    • Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography,
    • Mississippi -- Intellectual life -- 20th century,
    • Oxford (Miss.) -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdited by James W. Webb and A. Wigfall Green.
      ContributionsGreen, Adwin Wigfall, 1900- joint ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3511.A86 Z9854
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 231 p.
      Number of Pages231
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5950967M
      LC Control Number65023763


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