In this short story, one of the last that Faulkner ever published, the woods where Roth Edmonds and Ike McCaslin are hunting deer is a couple hundred miles from Yoknapatawpha, and the time is the 1950s. The roles both play in the narrative are minor, though the young unnamed narrator does acknowledge that Ike is not only "the oldest one in camp" (297), but also the best woodsman. "Race" in the story's title means 'a hunt, a chase' - not a cultural and historical problem that Roth perpetuated or that Ike ever tried to absolve himself of.

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Roth Edmonds - "Race at Morning"
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