First published in 1929, William Faulkner's novel, The Sound and the Fury, was one of his first books. Other early books include: Mosquitoes (1927), Sartoris (1929), and As I Lay Dying (1930). Read about one of Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury, which is considered by some to be his greatest work.
by William Faulkner, David Minter (Editor). Norton. From the publisher: "Backgrounds begins with the appendix Faulkner wrote in 1945 and sometimes referred to as another telling of The Sound and the Fury
and includes a selection of Faulkners letters, excerpts from two Faulkner interviews, a memoir by Faulkners friend Ben Wasson, and both versions of Faulkners 1933 introduction to the novel."
by William Faulkner. Random House. From the publisher: "The novel reveals the story of the disintegration of the Compson family, doomed inhabitants of Faulkner's mythical Yoknapatawpha County, through the interior monologues of the idiot Benjy and his brothers, Quentin and Jason."
by Stephen Hahn (Editor) and Arthur F. Kinney (Editor). MLA. From the publisher: "The works of William Faulkner have become part of the undergraduate canon in the decades since he received the Nobel Prize in 1950. While many of Faulkner's novels and stories are assigned to high school and college students,' the editors of this volume focus on The Sound and the Fury
by Lothar Honnighausen. University Press of Mississippi. From the publisher: "Honnighausen examines Faulkner's interviews and photographs for the fictions they perpetuate. Such Faulknerian role-playing he interprets as a mode of organizing experience and relates it to the crafting of the artist's various personae in his works."
by Donald M. Kartiganer (Editor), and Ann J. Abadie (Editor). From the publisher: "What emerges from this commemorative volume is a plural Faulkner, a writer of different value and meaning to different readers, a writer still challenging readers to accommodate their highly varied approaches to what André Bleikasten calls Faulkner's abiding 'singularity.'"
by Robert W. Hamblin (Editor), and Ann J. Abadie (Editor). University Press of Mississippi. From the publisher: "Faulkner in the Twenty-first Century presents the thoughts of ten noted Faulkner scholars who spoke at the twenty-seventh annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference at the University of Mississippi."
by Ineke Bockting. University Press of America. From the publisher: "Bockting has produced a work that focuses on the "people" that Faulkner created in his four major psychological novels: The Sound and the Fury
(1929); As I Lay Dying
(1920), Light in August
(1932), and Absalom, Absalom!
by Noel Polk (Editor). Cambridge University Press. From the publisher: "While it met with only limited success when published in 1929, this novel has since become one of the most popular of Faulkner's works. This study includes critical responses from the time of its publication to the present day as well as contemporary reassessments from a variety of critical perspectives."
by Nicolas Tredell (Editor). Columbia University Press. From the publisher: "Now recognized as two of Faulkner´s greatest novels, The Sound and the Fury
(1929) and As I Lay Dying
(1930) were commercial failures in the decade following their publication."
by David L. Minter. University of Illinois Press. From the publisher: "Faulkner's achievement, Minter contends, was in combining daring experiments in form with searching examinations of grave social, political, and moral problems."