To get in the mood, I first wrote this on a typewriter. One sure-fire way to channel Faulkner. A few notes have been requested on this reading list. Being no Faulknerian, just a big fan, I will do my best. –”A Rose for Emily” (1930): This early story is Gothic and gross, so I love [...]
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Anyone interested in joining our Faulkner summer reading discussion, the following is our preliminary reading list. We’d love for you to join us! “A Rose for Emily” (1930) As I Lay Dying (1930) Sanctuary (1931) The Hamlet (1940) Requiem for a Nun (1951) “Race at Morning” (1955) We will supplement these readings with works of [...]
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Chapter 22 goes from page 154 to page 252. Shall we just make the next batch of reading one hundred, rather than 50, pages? Or arbitrarily cut off the expected week’s reading at page 200 and pick it back up next week (this is purely and merely for official purposes, you understand) at, “I remember…”?
Beginning at the beginning is so pre-post-modern. Or post-post-modern. I can’t keep track of these things anymore. We’ve gotten so far ahead of our passing selves. “Two hearted, a hypocrite to yourself either way.” Yes, I would love to discuss Sylvanshine, or the good-natured, hated, little boy; or tits. But there will be time for [...]
home right now. Lykke Li’s curled up to my upper right. let’s read The Pale King (tpk) together. no plan. i’m going to crack it in the next few hours. (i read Pietsch’s Editor’s Note in bed a few weeks ago, the day the book came in the mail, it’s so clear — i want [...]