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William Faulkner Rare #678/750!
Requiem for a Nun 1951 Limited Ed Signed by William Faulkner Rare #678/750!
Requiem for a Nun 1951 Limited Ed Signed by William Faulkner Rare #678/750! The Mansion Written by Willaim Faulkner Published by: Random House Printed in: 1951 Pages: 286 ----- Features ----- · Original Marbled Boards · Bright Gilt lettering to the front board and spine · Limited edition One of 750 copies, signed by William Faulkner Condition This book is in Very good condition. There are no bookplates, signatures, or markings of any kind. The pages are clean and free of any foxing. The gilt lettering to the spine is bright and unrubbed. This is the Limited Edition, one of only 750 copies. The book is signed by its author William Faulkner. A rare find in this condition. Synopsis Requiem for a Nun is a work of fiction written by William Faulkner which was first published in 1951.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. In Requiem, Temple, must learn to deal with her violent, turbulent past as related in Sanctuary. The main narrative, which is presented in dramatic form, is interspersed with prose sections recounting the history of the fictional Yoknapatawpha County. Each prose section focuses on a specific institution (the courthouse, state house, and jailhouse respectively) that serves as the setting for the following dramatic section of the story. The majortheme of Requiem concerns spiritual redemption for past evil deeds through suffering and the recognition of one's guilt. The word "nun" in the title refers to the character Nancy, a pros … [Click Below for Full Description]
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