Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Great Regulars: Next I looked up, I was done.

And the sun just up. Those last three searing words--Dilsey: They endured--were breaking my heart. Dawn. Ugh. Ache. I could take a nap, shower, drive to school. No nap, though: I was vibrating, tearful, wracked, haunted, in Faulkner's world, the Compson family, crumbling mansions, passion, decline, outrage, and indomitable resolve.

from John Timpane: The Philadelphia Inquirer: My first time with 'The Sound and the Fury': Four decades later, vivid and shattering


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