Search results for ‘William Faulkner

Analysis of William Faulkner’s Stories

William Faulkner (1897-1962) has been credited with having the imagination to see, before other serious writers saw, the tremendous potential for drama, pathos, and sophisticated humor in the history and people of the South. In using this material and, in… Read More ›

American Literature

American Literature 84 Lectures on American Literature by Dr. Arnold Weinstein, the Edna and Richard Salomon Distinguished Professor at Brown University. These lectures are from The Great Courses  Explain the roles of self-reliance and the “self-made man” in the evolution of American… Read More ›

Audio Lectures

Kindly scroll down for more audio lectures on a variety of topics The History of World Literature Stories-and-Storytellers The-Epic-of-Gilgamesh The-Hebrew-Bible Homer’s-Iliad Homer’s-Odyssey Chinese-Classical-Literature Greek-Tragedy. Virgil’s-Aeneid Bhagavad-Gita The-New-Testament Beowulf Indian-Stories T’ang-Poetry Early-Japanese-Poetry. The-Tale-of-Genji Inferno-from-Dante’s-Divine-Comedy Chaucer’s-The-Canterbury-Tales 1001-Nights Wu-Ch’eng-en’s-Monkey The-Heptameron Shakespeare Cervantes’s-Don-Quixote Molière’s-Plays… Read More ›

Psychological Novels and Novelists

From the ancient belief in humors to the twentieth and twenty-first centuries’ psychoanalytic and pharmacological methodologies, diverse theories about the mind have affected the literary production of novelists. Categorization according to these theories is difficult, because authors tend to mix… Read More ›