[Ebook] Absalom, Absalom! By William Faulkner – Diclofenac16.us

Absalom, Absalom! Published In 1936, Absalom, Absalom Is Considered By Many To Be William Faulkner S Masterpiece Although The Novel S Complex And Fragmented Structure Poses Considerable Difficulty To Readers, The Book S Literary Merits Place It Squarely In The Ranks Of America S Finest Novels The Story Concerns Thomas Sutpen, A Poor Man Who Finds Wealth And Then Marries Into A Respectable Family His Ambition And Extreme Need For Control Bring About His Ruin And The Ruin Of His Family Sutpen S Story Is Told By Several Narrators, Allowing The Reader To Observe Variations In The Saga As It Is Recounted By Different Speakers This Unusual Technique Spotlights One Of The Novel S Central Questions To What Extent Can People Know The Truth About The Past From Bookrags.com

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  • Paperback
  • 320 pages
  • Absalom, Absalom!
  • William Faulkner
  • English
  • 23 March 2017
  • 0679732187

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  1. says:

    The picture above was used on the first edition dust jacket published in 1936 by Random House It is the image I had in my mind of Sutpen s Hundred the plantation built by Thomas Sutpen The hundred stands for a 100 square miles, the geographic size of the plantation 100 square miles of land is equivalent to 64,000 acres In other words it is a BIG PLACE The gist of all this is that Thomas Sutpen built himself an empire These plantations were so large that it required an unbelievable amount The picture above was used on the first edition dust jacket published in 1936 by Random House It is the image I had in my mind of Sutpen s Hundred the plantation built by Thomas Sutpen The hundred stands for a 100 square miles, the geographic size of the plantation 100 square miles of land is equivalent to 64,000 acres In other words it is a BIG PLACE The gist of all this is that Thomas Sutpen built himself an empire These plantations were so large that it required an unbe...


  2. says:

    I like to think that Faulkner, were he alive, would ve broken an empty bourbon bottle over the head of JRR Tolkien, and spit some tobacco juice on JK Rowling for their candy ass prose and their contributions to increasing the laziness of readers everywhere I further like to think that after he wrote,and opposite Quentin, Miss Coldfield in the eternal black which she had worn for forty three years now, wheth...


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    Absalom, Absalom William Faulkner s Novel of the Death of the Old SouthConsidered by many Faulkner scholars to be his masterpiece, Absalom, Absalom was read by goodreads group On the Southern Literary Trail in April, 2012 And the king was much moved, and went up to the chamber over the gate, and wept and as he went, thus he said, O my son Absalom, my son, my son Absalom would God I had died for thee, O Absalom, my son, my sonSecond Samuel, 18 33, King James VersionInteresti...


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    Starting to read Absalom, Absalommight feel, at first, like walking into your friends having an important conversation but, because you missed the first half of it, you can t tell whom it s about and why they sound so absorbed by it and they re so concentrated that they can t and won t listen to you requesting that they please start over All you can do is try to make sense of the clues and signs you re able to grasp and try to figure out for yourself at least for the time being bits of Starting to read Absalom, Absalommight feel, at first, like walking into your friends having an important conversation but, because you missed the first half of it, you can t tell whom it s about and why they sound so absorbed by it and they re so concentrated that they can t and won t listen to you requesting that they please start over All you can do is try to make sense of the clues and signs you re able to grasp and try to figure out for yourself at least for...


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    Have you ever looked at one of Picasso s abstract females You know the ones I mean The woman has a head in which the prominently jutting nose splits the face into two sections with violently contrasting colours Other body parts, hugely disproportionate, seem to bulge and dangle everywhere You contemplate it for a while, shake your perfectly symmetrical head, put your elegantly tapered fingers pensively to your shapely c...


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    Its incredibly tempting to start this review with one long run on sentence, with plenty of punctuation, but no periods, and particularly not apostrophes when youre dealing with words like dont, but I find refraining from apostrophes incredibly difficult and everything I ve written just looks wrong but this is a hypnotic writing style after you ve dammit read it for a while, and to me, sounds like a horse s I give up gallop, although I did find it slightly irritating that every singl Its incredibly tempting to start this review with one long run on sentence, with plenty of punctuation, but no periods, and particularly not apostrophes when youre dealing with words like dont, but I find refraining from apostrophes incredibly difficult and everything I ve written just looks wrong but this is a hypnotic writing style after...


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    I was nearly stammering when I finished it It is a text so thick, so full of beauty that to describe it at all is daunting.first of all, Faulkner is always doing things like this He was a barracks filled with stubborn back looking ghosts still recovering, even forty three years afterward, from the fever which had cured the disease, waking from the fever without even knowing that it had been the fever itself which they had fought against and not the sickness, looking with stubborn recalcitrance I was nearly stammering when I finished it It is a text so thick, so full of beauty that to describe it at all is daunting.first of all, Faulkner is always doing things like this He was a barracks filled with stubborn back looking ghosts still recovering, even forty three years afterward, from the fever which had cured the disease, waking from the fever without even knowing that it had been the fever itself which they had fought against and not the sickness, looking with stubborn recalcitrance backward beyond the fever and into the d...


  9. says:

    Maybe you cannot know when you first approach a novel to reread if it will live up to your recollection or sink like dead weight Maybe it won t do either maybe it will just hover in that No Man s Land between the title you added to your favorite list in 2010 and the one you plod through, ever so slowly, in 2012 Maybe, it will haunt you.First time around,...


  10. says:

    I would marry this book if our proud nation didn t define marriage as being only between a man and a woman.

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