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Yoknapatawpha County appearing here include Jason and Caddy Compson childish witnesses to the terror of the pregnant black laundress in That Evening Sun ' who fears that her lover will murder herContainsBarn Burning Two Soldiers A Rose For EmilyDry September That Evening SunRed LeavesLo TurnaboutHonor There Was a ueenMountain VictoryBeyond Race at Mornin. Good if seemingly random selection of Faulkner short stories If you like Faulkner you ll appreciate them If not things like unreliable narrat

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Faulkner was a master of the short story Most of Selected Short PDF or the stories in this collection are drawn from the greatest period in his writing life the or so years beginning inwhen he published The Sound and the Fury They deal with many of the themes found in the novels and with the subjects and characters of small town Mississippi life that are. I was very disappointed with this collection of short stories I have not read any of Faulkner s novels and thought this might be a great way

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Uniuely Faulkner's In A Rose for Emily the st of his stories to appear in a national magazine a straightforward neighborly narrator relates a tale of love betrayal murder and implied necrophilia The vicious Snopes family of The Hamlet trilogy turns up in Barn Burning ' about a son's response to the activities of his arsonist father Other inhabitants of. As a writer and a native of Oxford Mississippi I m expected and reuired to respect and laud the work of William Faulkner I found the short st


10 thoughts on “Selected Short Stories

  1. says:

    Everything by Faulkner in his prime is amazing but That Evening Sun sometimes titled That Evening Sun Gone Down is one of my favorites It's shot through with visceral imagery that comes from some place other than t

  2. says:

    A great introduction to Faulkner’s genius He deserves his reputation It is sad that recognition came to him so late after working so long on many books poems and screenplays One has to admire his persistence but then perhaps writing for its own sake must have been all that mattered or nearly all Faulkner’s short stories are p

  3. says:

    I was very disappointed with this collection of short stories I have not read any of Faulkner's novels and thought this might be a great way to sample the works of a literary legendWell if this is representative of his novel length works than I'm just as happy to go to my grave a Faulkner virginI am surprised th

  4. says:

    As a writer and a native of Oxford Mississippi I'm expected and reuired to respect and laud the work of William Faulkner I found the short stories in this collection to be uniue remarkable for their time and utterly tedious I read Faulkner for the same reason I brush my teeth at 300 in the morning after returning from a boozy bender on The Suare I know I should do it for the sake of conforming to community standards b

  5. says:

    I like his stories about death the best

  6. says:

    This is front loaded with the best stories with the harshest and most radical “Barn Burning” followed by the sweetest and most conventional “Two Soldiers” These two and the other three of the first five

  7. says:

    Finished reading Selected Short Stories of William Faulkner this evening a book I started last fall—I’ve been reading one or two between other books since then I was determined to mark it as read this year As with any compilation of short stories I liked some better than others Two I had read years ago in school “Ba

  8. says:

    Reading parsing and internalizing many of these complex stories involved for me a lot of work The powerful representation of southern social and racial hierarchies in several stories Dry September Red Leaves There Was a ueen That Evening Sun Mountain Victory was difficult to confront Among my favorites were Two Soldiers and Race at Morning which explored human experiences with remarkable sensitivity

  9. says:

    Good if seemingly random selection of Faulkner short stories If you like Faulkner you'll appreciate them If not things like unreliable narrators shifts in perspective and just Faulkner's general hey reader you're smart figure this story out from what I'm giving you attitude will probably put you offThere's the obligatory Sartoris story has

  10. says:

    I don't remember having read any Faulkner before I've certainly never read one of his books but I might have read one or two of his short storie

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