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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2013) 2011 (1): 173–187.
Published: 01 September 2013
...—relative of and to the Faulkner. In “Biography of William Faulkner,” pp. 26–32 in David Madden, ed., Critical Insights: “Absalom, Absalom!” (Salem), Lorie Watkins Ful- ton offers a concise and informative biographical overview of Faulkner, relying on Joseph Blotner’s definitive two-volume...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2004) 2002 (1): 161–180.
Published: 01 September 2004
... ‘‘Faulkner’s Privacy acknowledging that ‘‘some of the issues that had formerly seemed central to the interpretation of Faulkner’s fiction—all that talk about epistemology in Absalom, Ab- salom, for example—now seem pale in comparison to the issues being raised by the new wave of Faulkner critics and by...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2010) 2008 (1): 173–184.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Apocalypse: Postmodern History and American Fiction (Mass.) Timothy Parrish has two goals, the overt one of which is to argue against “the claims of recent postmodern theory that history works as fiction does.” He begins the project by analyzing Absalom, Absalom! as “the creation of a white Southern...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2016) 2014 (1): 151–163.
Published: 01 September 2016
... intertextual readings, some of which position Faulkner in the transnational South. As always there was an abundance of readings of Absalom, Absalom! And as always the current work is excit- ing for the ways that it opens up new avenues for exploring the larger systems of production that were shaped by...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2006) 2004 (1): 169–199.
Published: 01 September 2006
... everything. Yamaguchi surveys humor from Soldiers’ Pay (“a novel of cosmic despair and bitter laughter”) through Absalom, Absalom! with each novel getting its own chapter. For exam- ple, Mosquitoes is considered “a Menippean satire on the theme of art” and “one of Faulkner’s earliest sustained efforts...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2000) 1998 (1): 149–178.
Published: 01 September 2000
... incest ‘‘as a trope in support of, rather than in rejection of, regionalism and reaction’’ in The Sound and the Fury; the second consisting of his ‘‘linking of incest with race and history’’ in Absalom, Absalom!; and the third consisting of ‘‘the politicized descriptions of father-daughter and...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2001) 1999 (1): 179–200.
Published: 01 September 2001
... thematic precursor to Absalom, Absalom!’s ‘‘paradoxical dream of main- taining a hold on the past while achieving a creative autonomy in the present In his introduction to ‘‘Lucas Beauchamp: An Unpublished Story’’ (VQR 75: 417–37) Patrick Samway recounts how Faulkner took a break from his work on...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2012) 2010 (1): 181–197.
Published: 01 September 2012
... biographical proclivity to treat the life and the writing as separate threads, Weinstein American Literary Scholarship (2010) doi 10.1215/00659142-1501209 © 2012 by Duke University Press 182 Faulkner aims to weave them together by drawing on the conceit of the cultural loom in Absalom, Absalom...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2003) 2001 (1): 187–210.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Faulkner Bellow, and Carlos Fuentes. Toyama o Vers analyses of Absalom, Absalom!, Light in August, The Sound and the Fury, As I Lay Dying, The Wild Palms, and Pylon. No thesis unites the study, which is, as Peter Milward says in the foreword, ‘‘a personal approach to literature Engaging sections...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2011) 2009 (1): 177–194.
Published: 01 September 2011
.... Leigh Anne Duck turns in her best work to date in “From Colony to Empire: Postmodern Faulkner” ( pp. 24–42). She proposes, among other intriguing possibilities, to read Absalom, Absalom! through the later novel Requiem for a Nun “in order to suggest that Faulkner’s concerns about global capital...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2005) 2003 (1): 171–199.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Sutpen, tend toward ledger morality. Chapter 2, ‘‘Grave Marks: The Return of the Unaccounted in Beloved and Absalom, Absalom marks Quentin’s visit to the Sutpen family cemetery as entry into Sutpen’s grand design and the novel’s sense of God as ‘‘the Creditor ‘‘If God is just another...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2017) 2015 (1): 133–151.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., resituating Absalom, Absalom! as Jim Bond’s origin story (“ ‘What Moves at the Margin’: William Faulkner and Race,” pp. 44–58). Quentin, according to Lurie, attempts and fails to re-form the Southern white masculinity that was destroyed in the Civil War. Jim Bond is the alter- native: “Embodying black...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2015) 2013 (1): 163–174.
Published: 01 September 2015
... analysis focuses on the figure of the mother; As I Lay Dying receives extended treatment, as does Wild Palms/If I Forget Thee, Jerusalem, although she also explores both The Sound and the Fury and Absalom, Absalom! She breaks new ground in her treatment of As I Lay Dying, noting that Addie’s...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2008) 2006 (1): 167–177.
Published: 01 September 2008
... insight nor good prose. David Madden’s Touching the Web of Southern Novelists (Tennessee) contains chapters on Sanctuary and Absalom, Absalom!, reprints of essays delivered at the University of Mississippi’s annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha conference that speak more to Madden’s own fiction...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2014) 2012 (1): 153–173.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Seduction of the Unscene” (ArQ 68, ii: 33–62) Mahurin compares scenarios of storytelling in “Pantaloon in Black,” Light in August, and Absalom, Absalom! to offstage events Peter Lurie 159 in Shakespeare’s plays reported by a witness. Mahurin is interested in the role narrative plays in the...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2007) 2005 (1): 189–200.
Published: 01 September 2007
... in “Topographical Topics: Faulknerian Space” (pp. 535–68) meditates on American topography as it appears mostly in Absalom, Absalom! and Charmaine Eddy in “Labor, Economy, and Desire: Rethinking Ameri- can Nationhood through Yoknapatawpha” (pp. 568–92) begins with the intriguing claim...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2002) 2000 (1): 163–190.
Published: 01 September 2002
...-presentations and still more outrageous performances and that in Absalom, Absalom! ‘‘The heightened declara- tion in the foreword is a public performance in itself What Watson’s Faulkner wrote ‘‘transformed and consumed him; he came to speak in his fiction, like Shegog in his sermon, in a voice that was...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2009) 2007 (1): 195–209.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Have to Hear It All Again Quentin Compson’s Role as Narratee in The Sound and the Fury and Absalom, Absalom!” (SoSt 14, i: 47–61) revisits old territory. v  Individual Works, 1930–1939 Not surprisingly, this category saw the most publication activity this year; the novels between The Sound...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2016) 2014 (1): 259–278.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Uncle Tom’s Cabin to Wil- liam Faulkner’s Absalom, Absalom! and Margaret Mitchell’s Gone with the Wind to Thomas Pynchon’s Gravity’s Rainbow, plus shorter discus- sions of over a hundred other novels, Buell shows “how to imagine those American Literary Scholarship (2014) doi 10.1215/00659142...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2013) 2011 (1): 463–474.
Published: 01 September 2013
... questions for discussion.” To be sure, I might again quibble around the fringe. The project is organized idiosyn- cratically, not chronologically or alphabetically by authors’ names but alphabetically by title (Faulkner’s Absalom, Absalom! to Kingston’s The 466...