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Light in August

Light in August


by William Faulkner

Light in August Resources


Everything Faulkner. Seriously.

Ole Miss (that's the University of Mississippi, in case you didn't know) has a site with all sorts of Faulkner goodies.

Faulkner's Big Prize

He's a Nobel laureate. Here's what the fine folks at the Nobel Foundation have to say about him.

So you want to write like Faulkner?

Then check out this site. It's got other folks who feel the same way.

And if you want to fake Faulkner….

Check out the Faux Faulkner competition. It's hilarious.


Remember That Time Faulkner Came To Our School?

UVA students remember Faulkner's visit to UVA.

Faulkner Wrote Movies Too

He co-wrote the 1946 classic, The Big Sleep.


Faulkner Q & A at UVA

Listen to William Faulkner answering student questions about Light in August at the University of Virginia in April 1957.

Faulkner's 1950 Nobel Acceptance Speech

Delivered in 1950, in Stockholm, Sweden.

Light In August Audiobook SPONSORED

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The Author Himself

Doesn't he look writerly?

Yoknapatawpha County Map

Here is a map of Yoknapatawpha County that Faulkner drew. Click on "Light in August" on the left to see his hand-drawn map of Jefferson too.

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