Faulkner and His Contemporaries

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A study of Faulkner's place among his peers

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Overview

A study of Faulkner's place among his peers

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781604735444
  • Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
  • Publication date: 10/15/2004
  • Series: Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Series
  • Pages: 228
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.52 (d)

Meet the Author

Joseph R. Urgo is chair of the English department at the University of Mississippi. His many books include In the Age of Distraction, from the University Press of Mississippi.

Ann J. Abadie is associate director of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi, and co-editor of publications in the Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Series.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Tribute to Jimmy Faulkner (1923-2001)
Traveling with Faulkner : a tale of myth, contemporaneity, and southern letters 3
William Faulkner and other famous Creoles 21
Cather's war and Faulkner's peace : a comparison of two novels, and more 40
"Getting good at doing nothing" : Faulkner, Hemingway, and the fiction of gesture 54
The Faulkner-Hemingway rivalry 74
William Faulkner and Henry Ford : cars, men, bodies, and history as bunk 93
Surveying the postage-stamp territory : Eudora Welty, Elizabeth Spencer, and Ellen Douglas 113
"Blacks and other very dark colors" : William Faulkner and Eudora Welty 132
Invisible men : William Faulkner, his contemporaries, and the politics of loving and hating the South in the civil rights era; or, how does a rebel rebel? 155
William Faulkner and Guimaraes Rosa : a Brazilian connection 173
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