Title: The Sound and the Fury

Author: Faulkner, William

Summary: The Sound and the Fury is set in Jefferson, Mississippi. The novel centers on the Compson family, former Southern aristocrats who are struggling to deal with the dissolution of their family and its reputation. Over the course of the 30 years or so related in the novel, the family falls into financial ruin, loses its religious faith and the respect of the town of Jefferson, and many of them die tragically.

ISBN: 978-067973224

Language: English

Genre: Modernist Novel, Southern Gothic