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This Web archive includes articles that have appeared in past issues of the Teaching Faulkner newsletter, as well as invited essays by noted Faulkner scholars. The entries are arranged alphabetically by the title of the primary text discussed in the article. Other topics, such as perspectives on teaching Faulkner in the context of Civil War history or using Faulkner to teach medical students, are listed under Faulkner in the Classroom. Additional essays, such as Joseph Blotner's recollections of writing Faulkner's biography, are included under Faulkner Miscellany.

The Teaching Faulkner newsletter is published annually by the Center for Faulkner Studies. Brief articles, notes, news items, queries and suggestions for teaching Faulkner's works at the high school and/or college level are welcomed. As of 2016 the Teaching Faulkner newsletter will be produced and distributed electronically only. No more print issues will be produced. You can add your name to our email subscriber list below, and past issues will be available here.

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Past Issues

View our 2020 Newsletter
View our 2019 Newsletter
View our 2018 Newsletter
View our 2017 Newsletter
View our 2016 Newsletter
View our 2015 Newsletter 
View our 2014 Newsletter

Absalom, Absalom!

As I Lay Dying

"Barn Burning"

A Hypertext Version of Faulkner's “Barn Burning”

"The Fire and the Hearth"

Go Down, Moses

Light in August

"The Old People"

"Pantaloon in Black"


"A Rose for Emily"


"Shingles for the Lord"

"Skirmish at Sartoris"

The Sound and the Fury

Faulkner in the Classroom

Faulkner Miscellany


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