Brief articles, notes, news items, queries and suggestions for teaching Faulkner's works at the high school and/or college level are collected through submissions and research for the newsletter.

The Teaching Faulkner newsletter is a digital resource published annually by the Center for Faulkner Studies. 

To submit an article for consideration, please send an electronic copy of the manuscript (MS Word, any version) to the Center for Faulkner Studies at

Article Archives

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 Fire and the Hearth"
Arthur F. Kinney, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

The Old People
Taylor Hagood, Florida Atlantic University

Reading Faulkner's "Raid"
Stephen Hahn, William Paterson University

A Rose for Homer? The Limitations of a Reader-Response Approach to Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily"
Jim Barloon, University of St. Thomas

Town and Time: Teaching Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily"
Mary Ellen Byrne, Ocean County College, New Jersey

Changing Portraits in "A Rose for Emily"
Janice A. Powell, Middle Park High School, Granby, Colorado

"You needn't bother to count them": Faulkner's Skirmishes at Sartoris
Charles A. Peek, University of Nebraska at Kearney

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