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By William Faulkner, Saxe Commins

ISBN-10: 0307799697

ISBN-13: 9780307799692

Selected and with a foreword by way of Saxe Commins.

Though those brief tales have common attraction, they're intensely neighborhood in environment. except for “Turn About,” which derives from the time of the 1st international conflict, these kinds of stories spread in a small city in Mississippi, William Faulkner’s birthplace and lifetime home.

Some stories—such as “A Rose for Emily,” “The Hound,” and “That night Sun”—are well-known, exhibiting an uncanny mix of the homely and the frightening. yet others, even though much less popular, are both colourful and attribute. The lightly nostalgic “Delta Autumn” presents a awesome distinction to “Dry September” and “Barn Burning,” that are intensely dramatic.

As the editor, Saxe Commins, states in his illuminating Foreword: “These 8 tales replicate the deep love and loathing, the tenderness and contempt, the id and repudiation William Faulkner has felt for the traditions and how of lifetime of his personal element of the world.”

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Summer in France,” New York Tribune, 3: 3–4. James leaves Étretat for the Château de Varennes, near Montargis, to visit the American, Edward Lee Childe, and his French wife, both of whom James has known in Paris. [Letters 2: 20, 60–63] “A French Watering Place,” New York Tribune, 3: 1–2. Writing from the Château de Varennes to Whitelaw Reid of the Tribune, who had asked him to be what James called more “newsy” and “gossipy,” and less “literary,” James respectfully declines: “If my letters have been ‘too good’ I am honestly afraid that they are the poorest I can do, especially for the money!

Blood-drenched Paris seemed as a glittering bauble beside it. … And oh! ” [Letters 1: 304–06] Alice and Aunt Kate leave Liverpool for America on the Algeria, after almost five months in Europe, and James sets off for Paris, where he sees Emerson and the Lowells. [Letters 1: 285, 308, 310] November 21 (Thu) 31 “Guest’s Confession,” Atlantic Monthly, 30: 566–83. “A European Summer. VI. From Chambéry to Milan,” The Nation, 15: 332–34. Writing from Paris to William, James speaks of being “active and joyous,” and having especially relished “a night of 34 A Henry James Chronology Molière recently at the Odéon: the Précieuses Ridicules and the Malade Imaginaire.

Hennessy],” The Galaxy, 5: 133–43. “The Romance of Certain Old Clothes,” Atlantic Monthly, 21: 209–20. April “A Most Extraordinary Case,” Atlantic Monthly, 21: 461–85. “[Philip Gilbert Hamerton’s] Contemporary French Painters,” North Amercian Review, 106: 716–23. May 7 (Thu) “Taine’s Italy [review of the English translation of H. Taine’s Italy: Rome and Naples],” The Nation, 6: 373–75. June “A Problem [illus. W. J. Hennessy],” The Galaxy, 5: 697–707. 1868–69 25 4 (Thu) 18 “Sainte-Beuve’s Portraits [review of the English translation of C.

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