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Go down, Moses

William Faulkner

Go down, Moses

and other stories.

by William Faulkner

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Published by Chatto and Windus in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published 1942.

The Physical Object
Pagination269p. ;
Number of Pages269
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13729247M

  Go Down, Moses is composed of seven interrelated stories, all of them set in Faulkner’s mythic Yoknapatawpha County. From a variety of perspectives, Faulkner examines the complex, changing relationships between blacks and whites, between man and nature, weaving a cohesive novel rich in implication and insight/5(17). Go Down, Moses Publisher: Vintage by William Faulkner and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics. This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of Go Down, Moses by William Faulkner. Go Down, Moses () is a collection of seven interrelated short stories by William. Go down, Moses by William Faulkner; 35 editions; First published in ; Subjects: American Manuscripts, Facsimiles, Fiction, Manuscripts, Social life and customs, Yoknapatawpha County (Imaginary place) -- Fiction, American Short stories, American Historical fiction, Mississippi -- Social life and customs -- Fiction; Places: Mississippi, Yoknapatawpha County.

Go Down, Moses is a collection of seven related pieces of short fiction by American author William Faulkner, sometimes considered a most prominent character and unifying voice is that of Isaac McCaslin, "Uncle Ike", who will live to be an old man; "uncle to half a county and father to no one.". Go Down, Moses is composed of seven interrelated stories, all of them set in Faulkner’s mythic Yoknapatawpha County. From a variety of perspectives, Faulkner examines the complex, changing relationships between blacks and whites, between man and nature, weaving a cohesive novel rich in implication and insight.4/5(20).


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The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by William Faulkner. The book was published in Go down languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format/5. It was published in May as Go Down, Moses and Other Stories (by the way, the "and Other Stories" part made Faulkner angry because he thought of it as a novel.

It was deleted in the second edition). A month later, Faulkner, still in financial straits, wrote to a friend: "I am trying to raise $1, I have touched bottom. Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t2q57qq7q Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi 96 Scanner Internet Archive Python library GO DOWN MOSES The spiritual is in the call-and-response pattern: a leader sings the verses with some rhythmic freedom, either unaccompanied or with only light accompaniment; the entire congregation sings the phrases "Let my people go!" and the refrain, probably in harmony.

That practice fits well for stanzasGo to tune page >. Go Down, Moses deals constantly with questions of patrimony, of the qualities passed on from father to son.

"Pantaloon in Black" looks at the idea of masculinity and strength; in showing how, despite all his strength, Rider is unable to overcome his grief, the story emphasizes the importance that family can assume in a man's heart.

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Set in Faulkner’s fictional Yoknapatawpha county, the book. Go Down, Moses (book) Go Down, Moses is a collection of seven related pieces of short fiction by American author William Faulkner, sometimes considered a novel. The most prominent character and unifying voice is that of Isaac McCaslin, "Uncle Ike", who will live to be an old man; "uncle to half a county and father to no one.".

Go Down, Moses The story opens with Molly (spelled Mollie in this story, but we'll stick to Molly here) Beauchamp's grandson Samuel giving details of his family to a census taker.

We learn that he's in prison and is about to be executed. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion.

Librivox Free Audiobook. Full text of "Go Down Moses" See other formats. Go Down Moses Louis Armstrong Sy Oliver Choir The All Stars Louis And The Good Book ℗ The Verve Music Group, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc. Released on:   The book plunges you into a vast panorama of ambiguities and contradictions.

It was clear to me from the first paragraph that Faulkner was a genius. In the whole history of literature, he surely stands among a select few at the very pinnacle of greatness. Go Down Moses is a tremendous struggle to get through.5/5(5).

Go Down, Moses takes the stories told in the novella "The Fire and the Hearth" and the short stories the "Was," "Pantaloon in Black," "The Old People," "The Bear," "Delta Autumn" and "Go Down, Moses" and uses them as the source material ripe for reshaping through revision of what was already in place as well as the addition of new material.

The. Go Down, Moses is composed of seven interrelated stories, all of them set in Faulkner’s mythic Yoknapatawpha County. From a variety of perspectives, Faulkner examines the complex, changing relationships between blacks and whites, between man and nature, weaving a cohesive novel rich in implication and insight.

Let My people go Yes The Lord said, “Go down, Moses way down in Egypt land Tell old Pharaoh to let My people go” Thus spoke the Lord, bold Moses said Let My people go “If not I'll smite your. Jagdglück (Erzählung "Was" aus dem Band Go Down, Moses).

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Go Down Moses is a collection of seven inter-related stories that span approximately a hundred years and several generations beginning with a White slave owner family, the McCaslins.

By the end of the book the reader has witnessed the work of a kind of poison pill–the ruthlessness of slavery and misuse of land working its way down as a curse through each subsequent generation. Go Down, Moses is composed of seven interrelated stories, all of them set in Faulkner’s mythic Yoknapatawpha County.

From a variety of perspectives, Faulkner examines the complex, changing relationships between blacks and whites, between man and nature, weaving a cohesive novel rich in implication and insight.4/5(17).“Go Down, Moses,” a spiritual with its origins in the slave community of the southern United States, adopts the Biblical story of Moses from the book of Exodus to express the unquenchable desire for freedom felt by the African Americans held in captivity.

Any study of the body of spirituals will reveal that this hunger is the clear and.