Books Like That Evening Sun by William Faulkner | Suggested Reading

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"That Evening Sun" by William Faulkner is included in The Collected Stories of William Faulkner (1950), a collection of Faulkner's best and most representative stories. Although Faulkner is best known for his novels, his short stories are some of the best American stories ever written. Collected Stories is divided up thematically, into sections about the country, the village, the wilderness, and three sections that take place away from Yoknapatawpha.

Faulkner's most famous novel is The Sound and the Fury (1929). Although sometimes difficult to read and experimental in its narrative techniques, the novel is extremely rewarding. In it the story of the breakup of the Compson family is told from different points of view, including Jason's and Quentin's.

There have been hundreds of books written about Faulkner's fictional county of Yoknapatawpha. The standard work is Cleanth Brooks' William Faulkner: The Yoknapatawpha Country (1963). Brooks exhaustively catalogs every character...

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