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Global Faulkner
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Global Faulkner

Annette Trefzer and Ann J. Abadie

Abstract

Today, debates about globalization raise both hopes and fears. But what about during William Faulkner’s time? Was Faulkner aware of worldwide cultural, historical, and economic developments? Just how interested was he in the global scheme of things? The contributors to this book suggest that a global context is helpful for recognizing the broader international meanings of Faulkner’s celebrated regional landscape. Several scholars address how the flow of capital from the time of slavery through the Cold War period in his fiction links Faulkner’s South with the larger world. Other authors explor ... More

Keywords: globalization, William Faulkner, economic developments, flow of capital, slavery, Cold War, Faulkner’s South, Middle Passage, African Atlantic, Gabriel García Márquez

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9781604732115
Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781604732115.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Annette Trefzer, editor

Ann J. Abadie, editor