Selected books and eBooks about William Faulkner. To access eBooks, you must be logged into HCC Libraries Online.
To find magazine, journal, and book articles about A Rose for Emily, search in the databases below.
Databases are used to search for and locate articles for the research process. They are not available freely online, thus you will be prompted to log in with your borrower ID and pin. Students/employees can access the online library resources with your 7-digit student ID# (or employee ID#). The PIN is the last 4 digits of your student ID# or SSN (unless you've changed it). *If this does not work, please contact one of the HCC libraries.
Each of the databases has a different "look" but they all search in similar ways. Typcially you will enter both the author's name and the title of the story to find articles that are about the particular story. If instead, you are only looking for biographical information about the author, you can use the Biography In Context database.
Literary Reference Center will also allow you to search for magazine, journal and book articles about William Faulkner and his writings. Some information will overlap with that in the Literature Resources from Gale.
Enter the title "rose for emily" and the author "faulkner" in the search boxes, leave the drop-down menus set to "select a field".
Click on Full-Text, and then click on Search.
From this results list, you can see that the library has books, ebooks, videos, and evideos available for your use. Click on "View Online" to look at the e-materials or write down the call number to locate an item that is physically in the library.
Literature Resources from Gale will allow you to search for magazine, journal and book articles about William Faulkner and "A Rose for Emily".
At the Advanced Search screen enter "rose for emily" in the "Name of Work" box and "faulkner" in the "person-by or about" box.
Click on the check box that will limit "to documents with full text." This will ensure that the results are able to be read online immediately. Finally click on "Search" and a list of articles will appear.
The list of results will have a tab like the one below. Click on the Literature Cricticism tab to see the articles available that critically examine the work. To read an article in the list of results, click on the title or the link(s) labeled "Full-text".
Literature Criticism Online will allow you to search for essays and biographical information about William Faulkner and his writings that appear in large collections of literary criticism.
*This database contains the full copies of several sets of literary criticism series and is quite a bit different than the other databases.
To locate articles/chapters in this database, you will click on Browse Works, type rose for emily in the title box on the upper left, and then click on A Rose for Emily in the results list:
From the results page, select one of the chapters. The chapter will likely be very long. Rather than viewing it page by page, click on Stories Discussed to see the list of stories that are analyzed in this chapter. Scroll to A Rose for Emily and click on the pages linked there. The database will skip to those pages.