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“Ad Astra”:

Note: This listing is provided as a guide to locate scholarly print resources (typically books and articles) pertaining to Faulkner. Except in a few rare instances, these resources are not freely available on the Internet. Some resources may be available via subscription-based online databases, such as Ebscohost, JSTOR, Literature Online, Project MUSE, and netLibrary, to name just a few. Check with your local library for availability. Because they are protected by copyright, none of the bibliographical resources listed here are available online at this web site.

Dillon, Richard T. “Some Sources for Faulkner’s Version of the First Air War.” American Literature 44.4. (January 1973): 629-37.

Kawin, Bruce. “War Birds and the Politics of Refusal Hall.” Critical Essays on William Faulkner: The Sartoris Family. Ed. Arthur Kinnery. Boston: 1985. 274-89.

Martin, Reginald. “Faulkner’s Southern Reflections: The Black on the Back of the Mirror in ‘Ad Astra.’” African American Review 27.1 (Spring 1993): 53-57.

Moses, W. R. “Victory in Defeat: ‘Ad Astra’ and A Farewell to Arms.” Mississippi Quarterly 19 (Spring 1966): 85-89.

Richter, Barbara. “Per Ardua ad Astra: Perversity in the Morality Puzzle of William Faulkner.” Revista de la Universidad de Costa Rica 39 (1974): 139-47.

See also the bibliography of General Works on Faulkner’s Short Stories

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