First ed. published in 1935 by Viking Press, New York.
|LC Classifications||PZ3.C12734 Kn5, PS3505.A322 Kn5|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 246 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||246|
|LC Control Number||75315102|
The truth is, my original intent was to award three stars—until, that is I got to “Slow Death,” “Masses of Men” and the title story, “Kneel to the Rising Sun.” The first fourteen stories were quite mediocre; the last three, vintage Caldwell/5. Kneel to the Rising Sun: Lonnie Newsome, starving sharecropper of vile bully Arch Gunnard, is too cowardly, too stupid, and too hungry to ask for his due rations for himself, his father, and his wife, or to prevent Arch from sadistically cutting off Lonnie's dog's tail/5. KNEEL TO THE RISING SUN by Erskine Caldwell, Erskine Caldwell was a prolific writer of novels, documentaries, and short stories, the most successful of which were about his native Georgia. His modernistic techniques enabled him to create intense, economical, and aesthetically near perfect short fiction that rivals the finest ever written. Kneel To The Rising Sun by Erskine Caldwell, The magic trick: Never moving the narrative in any predicted or expected ways Sometimes you get to a story like this in the anthology you’re reading and you expect disappointment. I didn’t know the story, didn’t even know the author. Didn’t expect much. Whoops. This one.
This collection of ninety-six stories was first published in and presents the best of Erskine Caldwell's short fiction from his most productive period of work. Included is "Crown-Fire," which James Dickey praised as "the best story in the language," and such personal favorites of Caldwell as "Country Full of Swedes," "The Windfall," "Horse Thief," "Yellow Girl," and "Kneel to the Rising Sun."5/5(1). Kneel to the Rising Sun k AEPC Mamma's Little Girl 4: k AEPC The Man Who Looked Like Himself 5: k AEPC The Mating of Marjorie 5: k AEPC Meddlesome Jack k AEPC The Medicine Man 9: k AEPC Buy The Stories of Erskine Caldwell (Brown Thrasher Books) 2nd Revised edition by Erskine Caldwell, Stanley W. Lindberg (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: They were facing east and worshiping the rising sun. JPS Tanakh And He brought me into the inner court of the LORD'S house, and, behold, at the door of the temple of the LORD, between the porch and the altar, were about five and twenty men, with their backs toward the temple of the LORD, and their faces toward the east; and they worshipped.
Genre/Form: Short stories: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Caldwell, Erskine, Kneel to the rising sun and other stories. New York: Viking Press, Kneel to the rising sun: and other stories. [Erskine Caldwell] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. “Kneel to the Rising Sun” focuses on the poor white sharecropper Lonnie Newsome, as he struggles to cope with psychological abuse and physical deprivation at the hands of the plantation owner and. Nobody had anything to say then. (Caldwell, p. ) In the short story titled "Kneel to the Rising Sun" by Erskine Caldwell (), Arch Gunnard's brutal act of cutting off a dog's tail symbolizes injustice and terrible wrongdoings committed against poor sharecroppers in the South and ultimately foreshadows the lynching of Clem, the black protagonist in the story who stands up to Gunnard.