|William Faulkner. ANSE It's a hard country on man; it's hard. Eight miles of the |
sweat of his body washed up outen the Lord's earth, where the Lord Himself told
him to put it. Nowhere in this sinful world can a honest, hardworking man profit.
|The Hamlet, the first novel of Faulkner's Snopes trilogy, is both an ironic take on classical tragedy and a mordant commentary on the grand pretensions of the antebellum South and the depths of its decay in the aftermath of war and ...|
|These tales are set not only in Yoknapatawpha County, but in Beverly Hills and in France during World War I. They are populated by such characters as the Faulknerian archetypes Flem Snopes and Quentin Compson, as well as by ordinary men and ...|
|This is the second volume of Faulkner’s trilogy about the Snopes family, his symbol for the grasping, destructive element in the post-bellum South.|