William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom

Imagine a crime novel where the murder has already been committed, the killer already identified, the victim already buried. What would be left to tell? In this presentation, Dr. Paul Jaussen argues that Faulkner's use of narrative devices - that is to say, his style - becomes a crucial way of seeing anew events we think we already know.

Dr. Paul Jaussen - Assistant Professor of Literature