Category: William Faulkner

Saturday’s Uncensored – William Faulkner

“We do not fear censorship for we have no wish to offend with improprieties or obscenities, but we do demand, as a right, the liberty to show the dark side of wrong, that we may illuminate the bright side of virtue.” – D.W. Griffith…

Review: As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner

Summary: William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying is an exploration of family, society, and mortality.  The Bundren family, led by their bumbling but ultimately calculating father, travels by horse and buggy from their small farm into the city of Jefferson, Alabama to bury their…

Reviews: The Earlies, Part 10

The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner Very beautiful… very difficult. Ender’s Shadow by Orson Scott Card Unbelievably good sci-book. Probably the best ever. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris One of the funniest books ever. I actually ‘laughed out loud.’…

Review: The Earlies Part 1

Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe Liked it a lot. Didactic, of course – but not as incredible as I has assumed it would be. Then again, put into historical context, maybe it is (was) quite amazing. Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson Where has this…

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