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Faulkner's Geographies

Jay "Watson and Ann J. "Abadie


The recent “spatial turn” in social theory and cultural studies opens up exciting new possibilities for the study and teaching of William Faulkner’s work. The fictional domains of Yoknapatawpha County and Jefferson, Mississippi, are not simply imagined communities but imaginative geographies of remarkable complexity and detail, as evidenced by the maps Faulkner created of his “apocryphal” county. Exploring the diverse functions of space in Faulkner’s artistic vision, the eleven essays in Faulkner’s Geographies delve deep into Yoknapatawpha but also reach beyond it, to uncover unsuspected conne ... More

Keywords: William Faulkner, Space, Place, Geography, Mobility

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9781496802279
Published to University Press of Mississippi: September 2016 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496802279.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jay "Watson, editor
University of Mississippi

Ann J. "Abadie, editor
University of Mississippi