November 26, 2004
William Faulkner: 'Not an Educated Man'
William Faulkner has, by now, become a classic, one of those rare authors who never goes out of style, in part because he enjoys an exalted place on the syllabus of any self-respecting class in American literature. For half a century, college students have encountered such novels as The Sound and the Fury, As I Lay Dying, and Light in August during the course of their literary studies. Even high-school students have often found themselves assigned one of Faulkner's books, or perhaps one of