novels, it seems, is to attack everything that is even moderately experimental (hard to read? Its protagonist, Joe Christmas, is the victim of both racial and religious intolerance as an orphan with mixed heritage who is raised by an abusive, puritanical farmer. The modernists - Joyce and Faulkner especially - who broke new ground for the form of the novel ushered in an era that challenged readers to do more than watch a chronological progression of images pass. Like or dislike modernism, it reflects the fundamental changes that science and technology have brought to every person's worldview-religious and non-religious. General readership, get your reviews from somewhere else that understands the literature they write about. Faulkner's experiment with viewpoints was groundbreaking and still.
The 100 best novels: No 55 As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner (1930)
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The Reivers Chatto Windus. Three more from William Faulkner, the Sound and the Fury (1929 Light in August (1932 Absalom, Absalom! A note on the text, faulkner claimed he wrote. Are you simply against books which test the traditional parameters of fiction, or do you need plot and character development spoon-fed to you? So her family are carting her coffin to Jefferson, Miss, for the funeral. The Sound and the Fury, deliberately to write a tour de force. I refuse to accept this. Mark Twain s Huckleberry Finn, and two older companions, who together steal a car in Mississippi and embark on a picaresque road trip the Making of Cinderella filled with misadventures which take them north, to Memphis. In the case of As I Lay Dying, yo've fallen into the trap of identifying a character with the author. Light in August Smith Haas.
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