A Summer of Faulkner: As I Lay Dying/The Sound and the Fury/Light in August (комплект из 3 книг) Wil

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Показать все 9 объявления с подержанными товарами. Получить до Чт, 28 июн - Вт, 31 июл от Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Told in turns by each of the family membersincluding Addie herselfthe novel ranges in mood from dark comedy to the deepest pathos.

Originally published in Additional Details Number of Volumes. Все объявления по этому товару Купить сейчас Купить сейчас. Любое состояние Любое состояние. Оценки и отзывы Написать отзыв. Great reading Faulkner is an excellent choice for any reader. Наиболее популярные в Учебники, образование Показать все. My First I Can Read: Seuss Hardcover, Special Edition, Although he did not complete his training until after the war ended and never saw combat, he returned to his hometown in uniform, boasting of war wounds.

He briefly attended the University of Mississippi, where he began to publish his poetry. After spending a short time living in New York, he again returned to Oxford, where he worked at the university post office. It was followed by Mosquitoes. His next novel, which he titled Flags in the Dust , was rejected by his publisher and twelve others to whom he submitted it. It was eventually published in drastically edited form as Sartoris the original version was not issued until after his death.

Meanwhile, he was writing The Sound and the Fury , which, after being rejected by one publisher, came out in and received many ecstatic reviews, although it sold poorly.

He finished it in about seven weeks, and it was published in , again to generally good reviews and mediocre sales. In Faulkner had finally married his childhood sweetheart, Estelle, after her divorce from her first husband. They had a premature daughter, Alabama, who died ten days after birth in ; a second daughter, Jill, was born in He continued to write novels and published many stories in the popular magazines.

Light in August was his first attempt to address the racial issues of the South, an effort continued in Absalom, Absalom! William Faulkner died of a heart attack on July 6, , in Oxford, Mississippi, where he is buried.

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Customers who bought this item also bought. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Collected Stories of William Faulkner. Racist fanatics are committing unthinkable crimes against children in a small Arizona town. The Sound and the Fury: A rollicking tale of love, liquor, preachers, prostitutes, trains and treasure, in the vein of "Water for Elephants" and "O Brother, Where Art Thou?

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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. My problem is with Faulkner. I hated the one I tried to read. I think I made a big mistake trying to read the works of this guy.

I prefer books I can follow and enjoy rather than something you have to read three times just to "get" it. I found the Sound and the Fury absolutely unreadable and have no intention of ever trying again. One person found this helpful. My son wanted the entire works of William Faulkner but the price was exorbitant.

So, I ordered this as it was more affordable. I just wish the pricing on these were more reasonable. My son seemed "ok" with these. It takes strength--and perhaps guidanceto follow the Sound and the Fury.

But life is full of sound. And, sadly, a lot of fury. Faulkner divined a lot of tension, as well as clarity and beauty, into what is likely my favorite book of all time. So many voices, so much beauty, so Southernbut so universal. If it could only have a character named Scout I will admit it. I have never watched Oprah on television.

Thankfully, my wife is a fan. Otherwise I would have missed this opportunity to spend time with my favorite author - William Faulkner. Back then I was asked to read The Sound and the Fury. As I read more, I began to appreciate the genius behind the technique. It was like my days as a newspaper reporter.

Each witness to a story had his or her version of what had happened. The more I dug, the more likely I was to emerge with a story that resembled the true event. They emerge pained, yet ennobled. I am basking in the beauty of his language in a way that I doubt I would have appreciated when I was