Because this profoundly Southern story is constructed—speculatively, conflictingly, and inconclusively—by a series of narrators with sharply divergent self-interested perspectives, Absalom, Absalom!
Resources includes a number of bibliographies on general works on Faulkner, while The Carriage House features links to other web sites which may prove useful. After revisions and reissues, it gained popularity and is now considered one of his best.
In Absalom, Absalom!
His aversion was so great that his year-old daughter learned of the Nobel Prize only when she was called to the principal's office during the school day. The novel did find a publisher, despite the difficulties it posed for its readers, and from the moment of its appearance in October Faulkner drove confidently forward as a writer, engaging always with new themes, new areas of experience, and, above all, new technical challenges.
The Playroom features just what its name implies: fun stuff relating to Faulkner.
A second novel, Mosquitoeslaunched a satirical attack on the New Orleans literary scene, including identifiable individuals, and can perhaps best be read as a declaration of artistic independence.
Both his mother and grandmother were avid readers as well as painters and photographers, educating him in visual language. Foy, had a simple rule regarding the use of Cliffs Notes: don't use them.
How can I find out more about Faulkner? In a series of flashbacks, it chronicles the life of the now deceased Emily Grierson and her reluctance to change with the times as she lives a life of decay and seclusion in her mansion.
Anderson assisted in the publication of Soldiers' Pay and MosquitoesFaulkner's second novel, set in New Orleans, by recommending them to his publisher. The meager earnings I receive for book purchases within this web site are used to help pay for some of the costs of maintaining this web site.