Seeing Through the South
This succinct, yet comprehensive account of William Faulkner`s literary career, novels, and key short stories offers an imaginative topography of his efforts to reckon with his Southern past, to acknowledge its modernization, and to develop his own modernist method.
Introduction: Seeing Through the South: Faulkner and the Life Work of Writing.
1 An Artist Never Quite at Home: Faulkner`s Apprehension of Modern Life.
2 That Evening Son Go Down: The Plantation South at Twilight.
3 Come Up: From Red Necks to Riches.
4 The Planting of Men: The South and New World Colonialism.
5 Seeing a South Beyond Yoknapatawpha.