Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha County [F-11-24]
|Presenter:||Joyce Monroe, Jim Monroe|
|Location:||Partridge Knoll: Multi-Purpose Room|
|Classes:||3 Sessions 1.5 hours|
|Dates:||Tue 2:00 PM 11/01, 11/08, 11/15|
In his short stories and novels, William Faulkner brings to life the inhabitants of Yoknapatawpha County. Will any of these Mississippians seem like they belong in the North Country? We will read some short stories to find out.
Joyce Monroe is a retired superintendent of schools who taught courses in American literature for many years at Canton Central High School.
NOTE: New and used copies of the suggested book Selected Short Stories of William Faulkner are available on Amazon.com
LINKS TO SOME OF FAULKNER'S SHORT STORIES:
NOTES: 1) hold down "alt" and tap "+" to increase text size or "-" to descrease text size - for ease of reading. Click on the triangular arrow at the top of the frame to turn the pages. 2) This is a "preview" look at the collection and thus the amount of pages you are allowed to read is limited), 3) the two links below come from a section of "Google Books"
Barn Burning. Online version - the first story from Faulkner's Selected Short Stories of William Faulkner.
A Rose for Emily. Online version - the third story from Faulkner's Selected Short Stories of William Faulkner.