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Absalom, Absalom! | Suggested Reading


Here are some suggested reading materials and online resources to help you get a better understanding of William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom!. In addition, we've listed some articles and other books that are similar to Absalom, Absalom! that you may enjoy.

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Hobson, Fred C., editor. William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom!: A Casebook. Oxford UP, 2003.

Howe, Irving. William Faulkner: A Critical Study. Dee, 1991.

Ryan, Heberden W. "Behind Closed Doors: The Unknowable and the Unknowing in Absalom, Absalom!" Mississippi Quarterly, no. 45, 1992, pp. 295–312.

Sullivan, John Jeremiah. "How William Faulkner Tackled Race—and Freed the South from Itself." The New York Times Magazine, 28 June 2012.

Urgo, Joseph R. Reading Faulkner: Absalom, Absalom! UP of Mississippi, 2010.

Weinstein, Philip. Becoming Faulkner: The Art and Life of William Faulkner. Oxford UP, 2012.

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