Faulkner and the Ecology of the South

Faulkner and the Ecology of the South

by Joseph R. Urgo (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9781934110973
Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
Publication date: 08/09/2005
Pages: 173
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.46(d)

About the Author

Joseph R. Urgo, Oxford, Mississippi, is chair of the English department at the University of Mississippi. His books include Faulkner's Apocrypha, Novel Frames: Literature as Guide to Race, Sex, and History in American Culture, and In the Age of Distraction, all published by University Press of Mississippi.



Ann J. Abadie is associate director of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi. She has coedited Faulkner and His Contemporaries, Faulkner and War, Faulkner and Postmodernism, and Faulkner at 100: Retrospect and Prospect, among other Faulkner volumes, all published by University Press of Mississippi.

Table of Contents

Introductionix
A Note on the Conferencexxiii
"Old Man": Shackles, Chains, and Water Water Everywhere3
The Land's Turn15
Environed Blood: Ecology and Violence in The Sound and the Fury and Sanctuary30
William Faulkner, Peter Matthiessen, and the Environmental Imagination47
The Enemy Within: Faulkner's Snopes Trilogy61
Is Faulkner Green? The Wilderness as Aporia81
The Ecology of Uncle Ike: Teaching Go Down, Moses with Janisse Ray's Ecology of a Cracker Childhood98
Visceral Faulkner: Fiction and the Tug of the Organic World115
McCrady's La-FAY-ette County133
Collecting Faulkner153
Contributors168
Index171

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