Additional Resources for The Bear by William Faulkner

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Adams, Richard P. "Focus on William Faulkner's 'The Bear*. Moses and the Wilderness," in American Dreams, American Nightmares, edited by David Madden, Southern Illinois University Press, 1970, pp 129-135.

This article finds Ike unable to set anyone free, in spite of his own belief that it is his responsibility to do so.

Bear, Man and God. Eight Approaches to William Faulkner's "The Bear," edited by Francis Lee Utley, Lynn Z Bloom, and Arthur F Kinney, Random House, 1971.

Includes the text of the story, source material, excerpts from other Faulkner works, and several critical essays on the story.

Claridge, Laura P "Isaac McCaslin's Failed Bid for Adulthood," American Literature, Vol. 55, no 2, May, 1983, pp 241-251.

Claridge argues that Isaac "relinquishes," rather than "repudiates," his inheritance, suggesting his lifelong inability to act and, by acting, to become a man.

Hoffman, Daniel. "William Faulkner: 'TheBear'," mLand-marks of American Writing, edited by Hennig Cohen...

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