Modern Library Edition Forward to Absalom, Absalom!

Marie sends us an essay that appeared in the New York Times in 2012, adapted from the then upcoming publication of a Modern Library Edition of Absalom, Absalom! It covers some basic ground, tries to address the crucial, probably central issue of race in the novel, and argues that Absalom is the Ulysses of American fiction.

And, if you want to see the ads, here’s the link to the article in the New York Times.

One thought on “Modern Library Edition Forward to Absalom, Absalom!

  1. This was very illuminating. Among other things, it examines the “innocence” of Sutpen that we were talking about. Eve

    On Thu, Feb 27, 2020 at 2:29 PM classicsbookclub wrote:

    > Seth posted: ” Marie sends us this essay that appeared in the New York > Times in 2012, adapted from the then upcoming publication of a Modern > Library Edition of Absalom, Absalom! It covers some basic ground, tries to > address the crucial, probably central issue of race” >

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