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Interactive video lesson plan for: 8. Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury, Part III

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Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner (AMST 246)

Warning: This lecture contains graphic content and/or adult language that some viewers may find disturbing

Professor Wai Chee Dimock discusses Jason's section of The Sound and the Fury with reference to Raymond Williams's notion of the "knowable community." Jasons's narrative is characterized by the loss of that knowable community, by his pointed rage against his family and servants, as well as his diffuse anger against larger, unknowable entities like the "New York Jews," Wall Street, Western Union, and the United States government. Professor Dimock reads this anger as a harbinger of the modern condition: a threatening world in which strangers and impersonality reign supreme. In her reading, she shows Faulkner expressing qualified sympathy for Jason, whose loss of a utopian model of community is represented with sadness and pathos in the final sections of the novel.

00:00 - Chapter 1. Kinship and Variation as Brotherhood
05:09 - Chapter 2. Scale Enlargement in the Jason Section
10:30 - Chapter 3. Jason and His Car
20:25 - Chapter 4. Raymond Williams and Knowable Communities
24:16 - Chapter 5. Knowable Community in Jefferson
32:10 - Chapter 6. Unknowable Communities in New York
38:57 - Chapter 7. Western Union
42:30 - Chapter 8. Faulkner's Sympathy for Jason

Complete course materials are available at the Open Yale Courses website: http://oyc.yale.edu

This course was recorded in Fall 2011.

Tagged under: Faulkner,The Sound Fury,Jason,Quentin,kinship variation,antebellum South,scale enlargement,Raymond Williams,knowable community,New York Jew,Western Union,Crash '29

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