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Light In August by William Faulkner

  • Aug 14, 2013 · 7:00 PM
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Set in the South in the 1930s, Light In August explores questions of sex and race that are still very much relevant today. The novel manages to be dark and violent while also light-hearted and comical, a testament to Faulkner’s gift as a writer. Widely criticized at the time of its publication (and in some cases dismissed as “gothic fantasy” for its unflinching look at lynching and other violence perpetrated against Southern blacks), it is now greatly admired for its unique narrative style and its honest, yet compassionate depiction of Southern life.

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  • Will B.

    Sorry about late notice,, Ht monitor offline. Have to fix and get online check. See u later

    August 14, 2013

  • Catherine

    i have. A time conflict so l'll open my spot to a waitiing person. Would love to hear about the meet up as I have read the book.

    August 12, 2013

  • Barbara

    I'm sorry to have to cancel, but I can't imagine I will finish the book....and I'm trying to fit in a lot of work before my vacation. I will step aside to let someone on the waiting list in for the evening. Have a great time!

    August 9, 2013

  • Kimberly R.

    Very true words Barbara! I'm hosting it and I'm on the waiting list, lol.

    1 · August 1, 2013

  • Barbara

    OMG.....you gotta sign up immediately or else you are OUT!

    June 26, 2013

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