Blogs tagged "William Faulkner"

Faulkner for the Classroom

Faulkner's porbable typewriter
In his classic introduction to The Portable Faulkner, Malcolm Cowley writes, "Faulkner's novels have the quality of being lived, absorbed, remembered rather than merely observed. And they have what is rare in the novels of our time, a warmth of family affection, brother for brother and sister, the father for his children—a love so warm and proud that it tries to shut out the rest of the world." That familial glow is one we can all bask in as we strive to fulfill the rigors of the Common Core.Read More »
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“A William Faulkner Remembrance” July 6

“Wonder. Go on and wonder.”- William Faulkner, The Sound and the FuryRead More »