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( Read Ebook ) ⚾ William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom!: A Casebook ⛄ Absalom, Absalom has long been seen as one of William Faulkner s supreme creations, as well as one of the leading American novels of the twentieth century In this collection Fred Hobson has brought together eight of the most stimulating essays on Absalom, essays written over a thirty year span which approach the novel both formally and historically Here are critical responses by Cleanth Brooks, John Irwin, Thadious Davis, and Eric Sundquist, as well as four essays published in the last decade The casebook concludes with Faulkner s own remarks on the novel, delivered in a discussion with students at the University of Virginia What emerges from all the selections is a rich and suggestive treatment of a work which Faulkner himself called the best novel yet written by an American and a less biased critic has called the greatest American novel of the century joining Moby Dick and Huckleberry Finn at the pinnacle of American fiction William Faulkner understood this better than almost any other American writer In Absalom, Absalom, incest is less of a taboo for an upper class Southern family than acknowledging the one drop of black blood that would clearly soil the family line Rather than lose its whiteness once again , the family chooses murder Toni Morrison