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Faulkner and the Native South

Jay Watson, Annette Trefzer, and James G., Jr. Thomas


With the rise of new scholarly paradigms in the study of Native American histories and cultures, and the emergence of the Native South as a key concept in US southern studies, the time is more than ripe for a critical reassessment of Native sites, characters, communities, customs, narratives, ways of knowing, and other indigenous elements in the writings of William Faulkner—and of Faulkner’s significance for Native American writers, artists, and intellectuals. From new insights into the Chickasaw sources and far-reaching implications of Faulkner’s fictional place-name “Yoknapatawpha,” to discu ... More

Keywords: Native South, Indigenous, Chickasaw, Yoknapatawpha, Indian

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781496818096
Published to University Press of Mississippi: January 2020 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496818096.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jay Watson, editor
University of Mississippi

Annette Trefzer, editor
University of Mississippi

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