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As I lay dying.

William Faulkner

As I lay dying.

by William Faulkner

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Published by Penguin in association with Chatto & Windus .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: H. Smith, 1930.

SeriesPenguin modern classics
The Physical Object
Pagination208p.,19cm
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20512211M

As I Lay Dying suggests that dying is a relief from the suffering of life. Religious characters in the novel believe that, because death is a reward, it provides the motivation to live one’s life well. Get done everything you need to get done, and you’ll be granted death.   As I Lay Dying is a novel that centers around the death and burial of Addie Bundren, a mother of five who is married to the extremely selfish and lazy Anse this seems to be the central conflict of the book, it would probably be more accurate to say that the real conflict is within the interpersonal relationships between the family members, and .

laws. IF THE BOOK IS UNDER COPYRIGHT IN YOUR COUNTRY, DO NOT DOWNLOAD OR REDISTRIBUTE THIS FILE. Title: As I Lay Dying Date of first publication: Author: William Faulkner () Date first posted: Oct. 19, Date last updated: Oct. 19, Faded Page eBook # This ebook was produced by: Delphine Lettau, Cindy Beyer & the online.   William Cuthbert Faulkner was born in and raised in Oxford, Mississippi, where he spent most of his life. One of the towering figures of American literature, he is the author of The Sound and the Fury, Absalom, Absalom!, and As I Lay Dying, among many other er was awarded the Nobel Prize in and France’s Legion of 3/5(17).

He published his first book, The Marble Faun, in , but it is as a literary chronicler of life in the Deep South—particularly in the fictional Yoknapatawpha County, the setting for several of his novels—that he is most highly regarded. In such novels as The Sound and the Fury, As I Lay Dying, Light in August, and Absalom, Absalom! he.   Told through multiple voices, As I Lay Dying vividly brings to life Faulkner’s imaginary South, one of literature’s great invented landscapes, and is replete with the poignant, impoverished, violent, and hypnotically fascinating characters that were his trademark/4(3).


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As I Lay Dying is a novel, in the genre of Southern Gothic, by American author William Faulkner. Faulkner said that he wrote the novel from midnight to AM over the course of six weeks and that he did not change a word of it.

Faulkner wrote it while working at a power plant, published it in/5. One of William Faulkner’s finest novels, As I Lay Dying, originally published inremains a captivating and stylistically innovative work.

The story revolves around a grim yet darkly humorous pilgrimage, as Addie Bundren’s family sets out to fulfill her last wish: to be buried in her native Jefferson, Mississippi, far from the miserable backwater surroundings of her married life.4/5().

As I Lay Dying. As I Lay Dying is a novel by William Faulkner that was first published in Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis. See a complete list of the characters in As I Lay Dying and in-depth analyses of Addie Bundren, Darl Bundren, and Jewel Bundren.

Book Summary of As I Lay Dying. As I Lay Dying is told in individual sections, so that the narration of the story shifts from one character to another. While most sections are narrated by members of the Bundren family, the few that are told by neighbors and other observers offer a glimpse of the family from an outsider's perspective.

As I Lay Dying is Faulkner’s harrowing account of the Bundren family’s odyssey across the Mississippi countryside to bury Addie, their wife and mother. Narrated in turn by each of the family members—including Addie herself—as well as others the novel ranges in mood, from dark comedy to the deepest pathos/5().

As I Lay Dying is Faulkner’s harrowing account of the Bundren family’s odyssey across the Mississippi countryside to bury Addie, their wife and mother. Narrated in turn by each of the family members—including Addie herself—as well as others the novel ranges in mood, from dark comedy to the deepest pathos.4/4().

As I Lay Dying is Faulkner’s harrowing account of the Bundren family’s odyssey across the Mississippi countryside to bury Addie, their wife and mother. Narrated in turn by each of the family members—including Addie herself—as well as others the novel ranges in mood, from dark comedy to the deepest pathos.

As I Lay Dying. by: William Faulkner. Addie Bundren, the wife of Anse Bundren and the matriarch of a poor southern family, is very ill, and is expected to die soon. Her oldest son, Cash, puts all of his carpentry skills into preparing her coffin, which he builds right in front of Addie’s bedroom window.

{"id": "", "title": "As I Lay Dying Full ", "mimeType": "application\/pdf"}. Literary Period: Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying is a representative work of literary modernism, a movement which established itself in the early 20th century.

The havoc of World War I caused an impulse in society, demoralized by war, to challenge society’s very foundations and to. Originally published by Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, Inc., in This revised text and the notes are reprinted from Novels – by William Faulkner, published by The Library of America,by permission.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Faulkner, William, –/5(32). Book Summary of As I Lay Dying; About As I Lay Dying; Character List; Summary and Analysis; Sections ; Sections ; Sections ; Sections ; Sections ; Sections ; Sections ; Sections ; Sections ; Sections ; Sections ; Sections ; Character Analysis; Anse Bundren; Cash; Jewel; Dewey Dell.

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Be the. New Album Shaped By Fire Available September 20th. As I Lay Dying Summary The Bundren family live on their farm in Yoknapatawpha County, a fictional rural county in Mississippi.

They are incredibly poor, and the clan matriarch, Addie Bundren, is nearing death. Cash, the oldest son of the family, is a carpenter. As I Lay Dying, novel by William Faulkner, published in It is one of the many novels that Faulkner set in the fictional Yoknapatawpha county, Miss., U.S.

The story unfolds by means of fragmented and intercut narration by each of the characters. These include Addie Bundren, to. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion.

Librivox Free Audiobook. Full text of "As I Lay Dying Full Text WILLIAM FAULKNER" See other formats. Born in and raised in Oxford, Mississippi, where he spent most of his life, William Faulkner was one of the towering figures of American literature.

He is the author of the novels The Sound and the Fury, Absalom, Absalom!, and As I Lay Dying, among many other remarkable books. Faulkner was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in and /5(3). Faulkner wrote As I Lay Dying in six weeks while working nights at a power plant.

It was his seventh novel, published in when he was 33 (he died inand was awarded the. The novel begins with Addie Bundren, wife to Anse Bundren and mother of their children, on her deathbed.

The rest of the family waits around for Addie’s impending death and vaguely discuss their eventual plans to cart their mother’s corpse forty or so miles to the town of Jefferson, where she has requested to be buried alongside her family. As I Lay Dying has also directly influenced a number of other critically acclaimed books, including Graham Swift’s Booker prize-winning novel Last Orders and an African-American retelling by.

Directed by James Franco. With James Franco, Tim Blake Nelson, Jim Parrack, Ahna O'Reilly. Based on the classic novel by William Faulkner, first published in"As I Lay Dying" is the story of the death of Addie Bundren and her family's quest to honor her last wish to be buried in the nearby town of Jefferson/10(K).As I Lay Dying is Faulkner's harrowing account of the Bundre family's odyssey across the Mississippi countryside to bury Addie, their wife and mother.

Told in turns by each of the family members—including Addie herself—the novel ranges in mood .