Light in August

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This is a study guide for the book Light in August written by William Faulkner. Light in August is a 1932 novel by the American author William Faulkner.Set in Mississippi sixty-seven years after the American Civil War ended race-based slavery and twelve years after the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution entitled American women to vote, this novel by William Faulkner shows how racism and misogyny can persist; but its exploration of human prejudices goes well beyond those two. Please click on the literary analysis category you wish to be displayed. Back and Next buttons can guide you through all the sections or you can choose to jump from section to section using the links below or the links at the left.
Author: William Faulkner
Published: January 30, 1991
Pages: 512 pages
ISBN#: 0679732268
 
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