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Faulkner and Welty and the Southern Literary Tradition
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Faulkner and Welty and the Southern Literary Tradition

Noel Polk

Abstract

As one of the preeminent scholars of southern literature, Noel Polk has delivered lectures, written journal articles and essays, and discussed the rich legacy of the South’s literary heritage around the world for over three decades. His work on William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, Walker Percy, and other writers is incisive and groundbreaking. Polk’s essays in this book maintain an abiding interest in his major area of literary study: the relationship between the smaller units of construction in a literary work and the work’s larger themes. The analysis of this interplay between commas and dashes, ... More

Keywords: southern literature, William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, Walker Percy, South, Noel Polk, occlusions, passages, characters, critical discourse

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9781934110843
Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781934110843.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Noel Polk, author