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.

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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