cover image

Selected short stories of William Faulkner.


New York : Modern Library, 1993.
ISBN 9780679424789, 0679424784

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
Mt. Vernon campus stacks
PS3511.A86 A6 1993 Available Request
American
LIB stacks
PS3511.A86 A16 1993 Available Request
George Mason
Gateway Library stacks
PS3511.A86 A6 1993 Available Request
Standard Title Short stories. Selections
Subjects Short stories.
Description xi, 310 pages ; 20 cm
Copyright Date 1993.
Notes Originally published in Modern Library in 1962.
Summary Thirteen stories deal with small town southern life, love, betrayal, murder, and arson. Faulkner was a master of the short story. Most of the stories in this collection are drawn from the greatest period in his writing life, the fifteen or so years beginning in 1929, when 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 uniquely Faulkner's. In a Rose for Emily, the first 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 (1938), about a son's response to the activities of his arsonist father. Other inhabitants of Yoknapatawpha County appearing here include Jason and Caddy Compson, childish witnesses to the terror of the pregnant black laundress in That Evening Sun (1930), who fears that her lover will murder her.
Contents Barn burning -- Two soldiers -- A rose for Emily -- Dry September -- That evening sun -- Red leaves -- Lo! -- Turnabout -- Honor -- There was a queen -- Mountain victory -- Beyond -- Race at morning.
Genre Short stories.
Short stories.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)27429623
(OCoLC)ocm27429623
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Faulkner, William, 1897-1962.
Publication timeline, list of works, related names and subjects and other information

Services

Export citation to: RefWorks