Where there's fault to be found with the book, it's most noticeable in occasionally rigid efforts at Faulknerian
tangents where the sentences struggle to find their footing at the expense of flow, though it's unclear if that's on Ikonomou or the limits of the translation.
Such arguments have never been abundant by Faulknerian
standards, but much like its titular insects, the novel has proven either too provocative or too irritating to ignore.
On the contrary, the degrees of Faulknerian
textual difficulty have been, as usual, the great levelers of readers.
There is much that is Faulknerian
in Graves's feeling for
8220;An unnamed protagonist journeys through a Faulknerian
dreamscape where redemption arises out of violence and beauty blossoms from the mire of loss.
Allen] takes the historical Tom as the central character in his sprawling, Faulknerian
work of fiction.
It's here that Woodrell's writing, if over-reliant on a Faulknerian
rhythm, builds a matter-of-fact terror--a visceral feeling that these characters can't do anything to stop awful events from unfolding.
And that's a shame, because there is Faulknerian
potential in this narrative.
But an aporia continues to structure contemporary American memory of lynching, which foregrounds an iconic lynching dynamic that occludes African American women who seemingly have no place in oft-told tales of mythic wolf whistles, winks, and Faulknerian
whispers of wrongdoing.
My brother never acquired one for hunting, either; he lacked the Faulknerian
or Hemingwayesque appetite for it.
In this coda, Fruscione reviews Hemingway's posthumously-published works and considers them in light of similar thematic treatments from the Faulknerian
The same can be said for Matthews's close readings: both the established Faulknerian
and the Faulkner neophyte will find them compelling, often surprising, and always relevant.