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9780873527385

Approaches to Teaching Faulkner's the Sound and the Fury

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    9780873527385

  • ISBN10:

    0873527380

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1996-08-01
  • Publisher: Modern Language Assn of Amer
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Summary

Now at seventy-three volumes, this popular MLA series (ISSN 1059-1133) addresses a broad range of literary texts. Each volume surveys teaching aids and critical material and brings together essays that apply a variety of perspectives to teaching the text. Upper-level undergraduate and graduate students, student teachers, education specialists, and teachers in all humanities disciplines will find these volumes particularly helpful.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Series
Preface to the Volume
Introductionp. 1
Materials
"Through the Fence, between the Curling Flower Spaces": Teaching the First Section of The Sound and the Furyp. 27
"Trying to Say": Sound and Silence, Subject and Community in The Sound and the Furyp. 38
Confronting Race in Faulkner: Strategies for Answering Difficult Questionsp. 44
Using Faulkner's Introduction to Teach The Sound and the Furyp. 49
Private Writing and the Published Novel: Letters and Giftsp. 58
The Compson Appendix as an Aid to Teaching The Sound and the Furyp. 64
Order and Flight: Teaching The Sound and the Fury Using the Appendixp. 68
Teaching The Sound and the Fury with Freudp. 73
Giving Jung a Crack at the Compsonsp. 79
Teaching Religion and Philosophy in The Sound and the Furyp. 84
Nihilists and Their Relations: A Nietzschean Approach to Teaching The Sound and the Furyp. 89
History on the Margins and in the Mainstream: Teaching The Sound and the Fury in Its Southern Historical Contextp. 96
Contextualizing The Sound and the Fury: Sex, Gender, and Community in Modern American Fictionp. 101
Teaching The Sound and the Fury in the Context of European Modernismp. 108
Teaching The Sound and the Fury as a Postimpressionist Novelp. 114
Text and Context: Teaching The Sound and the Fury after Deconstructionp. 122
"Barn Burning" and The Sound and the Fury as an Introduction to Faulknerian Style and Themesp. 128
Caddy and Nancy: Race, Gender, and Personal Identity in "That Evening Sun" and The Sound and the Furyp. 134
Teaching Narrative as Meanig in "A Justice" and The Sound and the Furyp. 140
"A Rose for Emily": The Faulknerian Construction of Meaningp. 144
Desires Become Words: A Formal and Thematic Approach to Teaching "Dry September" and The Sound and the Furyp. 150
Contributors and Survey Participantsp. 155
Works Cited: Books and Articlesp. 157
Works Cited: Audiovisual Materialsp. 168
Indexp. 171
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