A viral Book The Marionettes the best work Boxed facsimile edition issue of Faulkner s self publis
A viral Book The Marionettes the best work Boxed facsimile edition 1979 issue of Faulkner s 1920 self published one act play, illustrated with pen and ink sketches by the author.. Good Ebook The Marionettes ***Spoiler Alert***In the fall of 1920, William Faulkner wrote, hand-lettered, -decorated, and –bound a one-act play called The Marionettes. The play, an interesting combination of black-and-white figurative illustrations and text, is noteworthy for several reasons. First, it bears a close relationship to the poetry Faulkner had been writing. Second, The Marionettes was heavily influenced by the work of the French Symbolists, and it features themes and literary structures that Faulkner would explore throughout his career: sexuality, time, nature, and a counterpointed plot. Third, The Marionettes shows the numerous literary sources that influenced Faulkner; it is, in a sense, a summary of Faulkner’s reading up to that point. In particular, a 1909 play by Laurence Houseman and H. Granville-Barker called Prunella, or Love in a Dutch Garden, is speculated to have been a major influence on Faulkner’s play. Like The Marionettes, Prunella’s action takes place in a garden. Prunella, similar to Marietta, the narcissistic, sex-starved heroine of The Marionettes, is the illegitimate child of a mother who has been seduced and abandoned, and both characters are reared by three maiden aunts. One important difference, however, is that Prunella is a much lighter work than The Marionettes. Prunella and Pierrot are reunited after their troubles, but Marietta dies at The Marionettes’s conclusion. I don’t consider The Marionettes a strong literary work, and apparently, Faulkner himself found the play forgettable. When he was asked about The Marionettes in 1932, Faulkner wrote, “It was long ago and I don’t remember.” Indeed, the play’s language is flowery and repetitive. The connections between nature and the feminine body are interesting but overused and often silly: “The Moon is like a disembodied breast upon the floor of a silent sea, the moon is like the bloated face of a scorned woman who has drowned herself.” Most of the play’s dialogue consists of elongated similes, many of which concern breasts. Therefore, this book, like most of Faulkner’s early works, will be interesting primarily to Faulkner scholars. I am writing specifically about a 1977 edition of The Marionettes that Noel Polk edited. Polk’s introduction analyzes the play in great depth and shows how the play’s themes influenced Faulkner’s major works. Following the play, Polk performs a line-by-line analysis that compares this edition, called the Virginia Copy, with two earlier editions. To the average reader, the differences are insignificant. The drawings in the Virginia Copy are more detailed. The pagination and bindings are not exactly the same. To Polk, however, the differences---words, punctuation, etc.---are crucial because these revisions will shape the later works of one of the most significant twentieth-century writers. I’ve always respected literary scholars who focus on one specific author, especially those academics who study the works that are usually overlooked or considered of a lesser importance. If you are not a Faulkner scholar, then I can still recommend reading Polk’s thorough introduction. Like Judith L. Sensibar’s introduction to Faulkner’s book of poetry Vision in Spring, Polk’s introduction might contain more literary merit than the play itself.
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