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By Merrill Maguire Skaggs

Axes strains the intimate dating among the texts released by way of Willa Cather and William Faulkner among 1922 and 1962. while these texts are juxtaposed and tested conscientiously, the 2 writers appear intensely aware of, and aware of, every one other’s paintings. in reality, either at some point soon seem to have caricatured or parodied the opposite in print. Judging by way of the texts they left in the back of, they titillated, angry, exhilarated, and—especially—energized one another. a few readers may well finish that for 40 years they helped create every one other—the rival geniuses and axes of yankee fiction within the 20th century.
At the tip in their lives, Cather deliberate a narrative to seem posthumously as suggestion to Faulkner approximately existence and literary variety; he deliberate his final novel to respond to her in spirit and released it a month sooner than his demise. This groundbreaking examine is provocative and certain to ignite the imaginations of literary critics and dedicated readers of every author.

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