By William Faulkner
“I provide the mausoleum of all desire and hope. . . . I supply it to you now not that you could be be mindful time, yet that you simply may perhaps overlook it at times for a second and never spend your whole breath attempting to overcome it. simply because no conflict is ever received he acknowledged. they don't seem to be even fought. the sphere merely unearths to guy his personal folly and depression, and victory is an phantasm of philosophers and fools.” —from The Sound and the Fury
The Sound and the Fury is the tragedy of the Compson kin, that includes one of the most memorable characters in literature: attractive, rebellious Caddy; the manchild Benjy; haunted, neurotic Quentin; Jason, the brutal cynic; and Dilsey, their black servant. Their lives fragmented and harrowed by means of heritage and legacy, the character’s voices and activities mesh to create what's arguably Faulkner’s masterpiece and one of the best novels of the 20 th century.
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His most central role in the Transcendentalist debates was as editor of the BOSTON QUARTERLY REVIEW between 1838 and 1842. After a brief stint as a schoolteacher, Brownson turned his attention to issues of theology and reform. He wrote essays for reform newspapers and went on to serve in various editorial and ministerial positions with the Universalist and then Unitarian church. His primary income, however, was derived from his lecturing on the lyceum circuit, which he continued to pursue even after establishing himself with his own Unitarian pulpit in New Hampshire in 1832.
The Secret Six: The True Tale of the Men Who Conspired with John Brown. New York: Crown, 1995. Brown, Theophilus (1811–1879) Theophilus (Theo) Brown was a Worcester, Massachusetts, resident who, as a member of the executive committee of the local lyceum in the early 1850s, worked to bring the Boston and CONCORD Transcendentalists to speak in his town. He was also part of a literary salon that invited figures such as Amos Bronson ALCOTT, Ralph Waldo EMERSON, and Henry David THOREAU to Worcester, where he occasionally allowed Alcott to use his home as a meeting place for his CONVERSATIONS.