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Faulkner and History

Jay Watson and Jr., James G. Thomas

Abstract

William Faulkner remains a historian's writer. A distinguished roster of historians has referenced Faulkner in their published work. They are drawn to him as a fellow historian, a shaper of narrative reflections on the meaning of the past; as a historiographer, a theorist, and dramatist of the fraught enterprise of doing history; and as a historical figure himself, especially following his mid-century emergence as a public intellectual after winning the Nobel Prize for Literature. This volume brings together historians and literary scholars to explore the many facets of Faulkner's relationship ... More

Keywords: William Faulkner, historian, novels, stories, historiographic imagination, historical figures

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781496809971
Published to University Press of Mississippi: January 2019 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496809971.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jay Watson, editor
University of Mississippi

Jr., James G. Thomas, editor
University of Mississippi

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