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The Faulkner reader; selections from the works of William Faulkner

by William Faulkner

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Classic Literature. Fiction. Literature. Short Stories. HTML:A sweeping anthology of works by an American original, including the complete text of The Sound and the Fury, a foreword by the author, his Nobel Prize address, and a selection of brilliant novellas and short stories, including:
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“The Bear” (from Go Down, Moses)
“Old Man” (from The Wild Palms)
“Spotted Horses” (from The Hamlet)
“A Rose for Emily”
“Barn Burning”
“Dry September”
“That Evening Sun”
“Turnabout”
“Shingles for the Lord”
“A Justice”
“Wash”
“An Odor of Verbena” (from The Unvanquished)
“Percy Grimm” (from Light in August)
“The Courthouse” (from Requiem for a Nun.)… (more)
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8 short stories, 6 excerpts from other works, "The Sound and the Fury" in its entirety, and the text of Faulkner's speech upon receiving the Nobel Prize.
Contains:
The Bear (Go Down, Moses)
Old Man (The Wild Palms)
Spotted Horses (The Hamlet)
A Rose For Emily
Barn Burning
Dry September
That Evening Sun
Turnabout
Shingles for the Lord
A Justice
Wash
An Odor of Verbena (The Unvanquished)
Percy Grimm (Light in August)
The Courthouse (Requiem for a Nun)

2015 - reread just the short stories. I enjoyed them all but "The Odor of Verbena" & "The Courthouse" seem to me to be most like his style in The Sound and the Fury (a warning or an enticement depending on the reader!). ( )
  leslie.98 | Jun 26, 2013 |
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Classic Literature. Fiction. Literature. Short Stories. HTML:A sweeping anthology of works by an American original, including the complete text of The Sound and the Fury, a foreword by the author, his Nobel Prize address, and a selection of brilliant novellas and short stories, including:
 
“The Bear” (from Go Down, Moses)
“Old Man” (from The Wild Palms)
“Spotted Horses” (from The Hamlet)
“A Rose for Emily”
“Barn Burning”
“Dry September”
“That Evening Sun”
“Turnabout”
“Shingles for the Lord”
“A Justice”
“Wash”
“An Odor of Verbena” (from The Unvanquished)
“Percy Grimm” (from Light in August)
“The Courthouse” (from Requiem for a Nun.)

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8 short stories, 6 excerpts from other works, "The Sound and the Fury" in its entirety, and the text of Faulkner's speech upon receiving the Nobel Prize.
Contains:
The Bear (Go Down, Moses)
Old Man (The Wild Palms)
Spotted Horses (The Hamlet)
A Rose For Emily
Barn Burning
Dry September
That Evening Sun
Turnabout
Shingles for the Lord
A Justice
Wash
An Odor of Verbena (The Unvanquished)
Percy Grimm (Light in August)
The Courthouse (Requiem for a Nun)
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