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Reading Faulkner

Introductions to the First Thirteen Novels

by Richard Marius

  • 287 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Univ Tennessee Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • General,
  • American - General,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / American,
  • 1897-1962,
  • Faulkner, William,

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsNancy Grisham Anderson (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8734793M
    ISBN 101572334495
    ISBN 109781572334496

    About Absalom, Absalom!. From the Modern Library’s new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by William Faulkner—also available are Snopes, As I Lay Dying, The Sound and the Fury, Light in August, and Selected Short Stories First published in , Absalom, Absalom! is William Faulkner’s ninth novel and one of his most admired. It tells the story of .   William Faulkner reads from As I Lay Dying William Faulkner was a Nobel Prize winning novelist of the American South who wrote challenging prose and created the fictional Yoknapatawpha County. He.

      Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Reading Faulkner by Richard Marius, , University of Tennessee Press edition, in English - 1st by: 1. Faulkner's most celebrated novels include The Sound and the Fury (), As I Lay Dying (), Light In August (), The Unvanquished (), and Absalom, Absalom! (), which are usually considered masterpieces. Faulkner was a prolific writer of short stories: his first short story collection, These 13 (), includes many of his most.

      Thank you, Mr. Falker is written and illustrated by Patricia Polacco and read by Jane Kaczmarek. Little Trisha is overjoyed at the thought of starting school and learning how to . About William Faulkner. William Faulkner, one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century, was born in New Albany, Mississippi, on Septem He published his first book, The Marble Faun, in , but it is as a literary chronicler of life in More about William Faulkner.


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Reading Faulkner by Richard Marius Download PDF EPUB FB2

Tackling Faulkner Most Faulkner readers, even those of us who have made a career of studying, teaching and writing about Faulkner, can still recall our initial experiences of anxiety, bafflement and downright frustration upon first reading a Faulkner text.

Believe me, when it comes to finding Faulkner difficult, we've all been there. Explaining the world of William Faulkner's "Light in August" is the primary goal of this glossary.

Like other books in this series, it explains, identifies, and comments on many elements that a reader may find unfamiliar or by: 3. Please, not The Sound and the Fury. My Dad checked it out nearly sixty years ago and couldn't read it. I snuck around and read some of it, because I had heard Faulkner wrote dirty stuff.

Couldn't read it either. I have tried it many times since an. Reading Faulkner is indeed a challenge, but the rewards found in re-reading him far exceed the effort. Decades after writing his books, Faulkner remembered his characters more fully than his plot.

This book Reading Faulkner book sort of a commentary on William Faulkner's great Reading Faulkner book Absalom, Absalom!The Corrected notes are keyed to page and line numbers (I am not sure which edition; the edition I read was an older edition and the page and line numbers did not match up) and the notes are pretty detailed and informative/5(3).

While Faulkner considered A Fable to be his greatest work, spending over a decade on it, critics were mixed in the reviews and it has been remembered as a lesser novel. This although it won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and National Book Award in However, it is worth reading because of the abrupt changes from his norm: set in France, during World War I, it follows a.

Reading Faulkner book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Absalom, Absalom. has long been regarded as one of William Faulkner /5. When Oprah announced last June that her book club would tackle the taxing project of reading three novels by William Faulkner—”A Summer of Faulkner,” she called it—I signed up immediately.

Reading Faulkner: Absalom, Absalom. offers a close examination and interpretation of the novel. Here difficult words and cultural terms that might prove to be a problem for general readers are explained and keyed to page numbers in the definitive Faulkner text (Library of America and Vintage editions).

William Faulkner () was an American author of novels, short stories, plays, poetry, essays and screenplays. A lifelong resident of Mississippi, Faulkner is one of the most important authors of Southern literature and won the Nobel Prize in Literature in Reading Faulkner Sanctuary.

The authors place the book in its historical context and connect it to Faulkner's other works. For students and teachers of Faulkner's fiction, this handbook clears away some of the seemingly dissonant logic of the novel and brings coherence to Faulkner's provocative design.

As for me, I have a desire to keep reading Faulkner, but it has to be the right time. To randomly pick up one of the titan’s complex novels as a next book to read feels like selecting a complex, expensive wine to drink when you’re thirsty.

One needs to be ready to read Faulkner. >2 laytonwoman3rd: "Faulkner cannot be read; he can only be reread" Wow, I couldn't agree with that statement more. I'm currently reading Absalom, Absalom. for--well, probably the third time in 30 years or so--and I feel like this time I'm really getting it.

I think there's something to be said for reading Faulkner along with some sort of handy "aid," even if it's. Reading Faulkner: Absalom, Absalom offers a close examination and interpretation of the novel.

Here difficult words and cultural terms that might prove to be a problem for general readers are explained and keyed to page numbers in the definitive Faulkner text (Library of America and Vintage editions).Cited by: 2. Hey all, once I finish reading my current book I'm thinking of trying Faulkner.

I pick up his books whenever I find one at a used bookstore, so I have several to choose from. I'm not looking necessarily for his greatest work, so much as one that may help me ease in to his style. Though not one of Faulkner’s masterpieces, The Unvanquished is an accessible book that can further familiarize you with his style, and, more importantly, it gives you a very powerful key to understanding Yoknapatawpha and its inhabitants: the Civil War mythology.

Most of Faulkner’s characters are in some way shaped by this legacy. Quentin Compson is even. Nobel-Prize-winning writer William Faulkner was born into an old Southern family in and grew up in Oxford, Mississippi.

He never finished high school. Faulkner joined the British Royal Air Force during World War 1, changing the spelling of his surname from Falkner to Faulkner.

After the war, he studied at the University of Mississippi, and. Reading Faulkner: Absalom, Absalom. offers a close examination and interpretation of the novel.

Here difficult words and cultural terms that might prove to be a problem for general readers are explained and keyed to page numbers in the definitive Faulkner text (Library of America and Vintage editions).Brand: University Press of Mississippi.

Buy a cheap copy of As I Lay Dying book by William Faulkner. Faulkner's distinctive narrative structures--the uses of multiple points of view and the inner psychological voices of the characters--in one of its most successful Free shipping over $Cited by: 6. Reading Faulkner: Introductions to the First Thirteen Novels is a collection of lectures by Harvard University professor and nationally known novelist and biographer Richard Marius.

Marius had been charged with the task of teaching an introductory course on Faulkner to undergraduates in and. SinceOprah's Book Club has included meticulously selected books that often become bestsellers. The secret sauce?

Each is chosen by Oprah herself. Now, with her new partnership with Apple, Oprah's Book Club is experiencing a new chapter, which began with the selection of Ta-Nehisi Coates' The Water Dancer, and continued with Olive, Again by .The professor for a Faulkner seminar i took began the semester with Go Down, Moses.

It's a collection of "short stories" but the interrelatedness of the plot lines, characters, and the elaborate history of Faulkner's microcosmos really sets the stage for what to expect in his novels and in many ways the collection can be read as a novel (like a winesburg ohio or dubliners type thing).From William Faulkner to John Kennedy Toole, Alex Preston selects authors who evoke America’s civil rights history Published: 2 Jun Book clinic: what to .