Absalom, Absalom! - William Faulkner
'Absalom, Absalom!' Characters
William Faulkner creates colorful interactions with his characters in Absalom, Absalom! His characters always seem to stand out (and capture the imagination, as we explore his history of the residents of Yoknapatawpha County.
'Absalom, Absalom!' Questions for Study and Discussion
Absalom, Absalom! is a famous novel by William Faulkner. The novel is one of Faulkner's great novels about the Old South. Here are a few questions for study and discussion.
'Absalom, Absalom!' Quotes
Absalom, Absalom! is a Southern Gothic novel by William Faulkner. The work is one of the master works for which Faulkner is most well known, and it describes the rise and fall in fortunes of Thomas Sutpen--told through several narrators. Some of the characters and the setting (Yoknapatawpha County) are familiar to readers of Faulkner's fiction. Here are a few quotes from Absalom, Absalom!
Absalom, Absalom!: Commentary
"'William Faulkner on the Web' is intended as an evolving guide to the life and works of William Faulkner, by all accounts one of America's greatest writers."
(1897-1962) American writer. William Faulkner is one of the most famous 20th- century American writers for novels and short stories about the American South.
William Faulkner Novels
William Faulkner (1897-1962) is famous for his Southern novels about the imaginary Yoknapatawpha County. He wrote "The Sound and the Fury" (1929), "As I Lay Dying" (1930), "Sanctuary" (1931), "Light in August" (1932), "Absalom, Absalom!" (1936), "Intruder In the Dust" (1948), "Requiem For A Nun" (1951), and other works. Read more of the novels from William Faulkner, Nobel Laureate.