The Sound and the Fury
Suggestions for Further Reading
Bleikasten, Andre. The Most Splendid Failure: Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 1976.
Bloom, Harold, ed. Modern Critical Interpretations: William Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury. New York: Chelsea House, 1988.
Cowan, Michael H., ed. Twentieth Century Interpretations of The Sound and the Fury. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice, 1968.
Irwin, John T. Doubling and Incest / Repetition and Revenge: A Speculative Reading of Faulkner. Expanded edition. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.
Kinney, Arthur F. Critical Essays on William Faulkner: The Compson Family. Boston: G.K. Hall, 1982.
Minter, David. “Faulkner, Childhood, and the Making of The Sound and the Fury.”American Literature 51 (1979): 376–93.
Polk, Noel, ed. The American Novel: New Essays on T he Sound and the Fury. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993.
Weinstein, Philip, ed. William Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury : A Critical Casebook. New York: Garland, 1982.
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