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Faulkner's Sexualities
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Faulkner's Sexualities

Annette Trefzer and Ann J. Abadie

Abstract

William Faulkner grew up and began his writing career during a time of great cultural upheaval, especially in the realm of sexuality, where every normative notion of identity and relationship was being re-examined. Not only does Faulkner explore multiple versions of sexuality throughout his work, but he also studies the sexual dimension of various social, economic, and aesthetic concerns. In this book, contributors query Faulkner’s life and fiction in terms of sexual identity, sexual politics, and the ways in which such concerns affect his aesthetics. Given the frequent play with sexual norms ... More

Keywords: sexuality, William Faulkner, sexual identity, sexual politics, aesthetics, sexual norms, masculinity, femininity, desire, fiction

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9781604735604
Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781604735604.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Annette Trefzer, editor

Ann J. Abadie, editor

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