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Searching for Yoknapatawpha County

Richard S Turner

Searching for Yoknapatawpha County

passion and possibility in teaching William Faulkner in high school advanced placement classrooms

by Richard S Turner

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Faulkner, William, -- 1897-1962 -- Study and teaching,
  • Advanced placement programs (Education)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Richard S. Turner
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 203 leaves ;
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15360412M

    The professor for a Faulkner seminar i took began the semester with Go Down, Moses. It's a collection of "short stories" but the interrelatedness of the plot lines, characters, and the elaborate history of Faulkner's microcosmos really sets the stage for what to expect in his novels and in many ways the collection can be read as a novel (like a winesburg ohio or dubliners type thing). The two main sources for this paper are the works of the 20th Century American writer William Faulkner, especially the literature which takes place in Yoknapatawpha County, and a book by Grady McWhiney entitled Cracker Culture: Celtic Ways in the Old I shall do in the following pages is to explore the interesting if not always totally convincing theory of McWhiney -- that the.

    tained that the pattern of the Yoknapatawpha saga "can be extended to the Deep South as a whole." In Elizabeth M. Kerr, Yoknapatawpha: Faulkner's 'Little Postage Stamp of Native Soil' (New York: Ford-ham University Press, ), pp. , Yoknapatawpha County was not interpreted in the geographi-cal context of the South. Digital Yoknapatawpha Project: Entering Data (January Revision) We had to come up with a short enough list to make searching possible, but there is clearly a difference between the way a Planter makes money and the way a Share cropper does, especially the list at the back of Cleanth Brooks’ book.

      The most complete account of ancient man in the New York area ever published in one volume, this book traces a rich, year story of human prehistory. Beginning with the first known inhabitants, Paleo-Indian hunters who lived approximately B.C., the author gives a Author: William A. Ritchie. William Faulkner Literary Garden has Coral honeysuckle is a Mississippi Native Plant is a is a wonderful bloomer and is an early spring guest in the garden. The Blue Tree in the garden is a reflection of Faulkner's only children's book, " The Wishing Tre e".


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Searching for Yoknapatawpha County by Richard S Turner Download PDF EPUB FB2

Yoknapatawpha County (pronounced [jɒknəpəˈtɔfə]) is a fictional Mississippi county created by the American author William Faulkner, largely based upon and inspired by Lafayette County, Mississippi, and its county seat of Oxford, Mississippi (which Faulkner renamed Jefferson).

Faulkner often referred to Yoknapatawpha County as "my apocryphal county.". Hailed by critics and scholars as the most valuable study of Faulkner's fiction, Cleanth Brooks's William Faulkner: The Yoknapatawpha Country explores the Mississippi writer's fictional county and the commanding role it played in so much of his shows that Faulkner's strong attachment to his region, with its rich particularity and deep sense of community, gave him a special vantage Cited by: 4.

William Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha County goes online. More than 50 years after Faulkner's last book, educators are creating an online database of his books and short stories.

The author himself once referred to it as “my apocryphal county.” A Frankensteinian creation of two very real regions, Yoknapatawpha County is home to a number of William Faulkner's most famous novels and stories, including the famed Snopes family trilogy, which features the novels The Hamlet (), The Town (), and The Mansion ().

Readers will come away from this wonderful book with a much deeper understanding of Faulkner and the South. ("Choice") In "Faulkner's County Doyle gives us a close and telling history of the culture that produced both the art and the artist.

It deepens greatly our understanding of Faulkner's universe and, by that way, by: Perhaps the most reproduced of Faulkner’s maps, above, comes from 's The Portable Faulkner and was drawn by the author at the request of editor Malcolm Cowley.

We see named on the map the locations of settings in The Unvanquished, Sanctuary, The Sound and the Fury, The Hamlet, Go Down, Moses, Light in August, and the stories “A Rose for Emily” and “Old Man,” among others.

All four works are set in Yoknapatawpha County, a fictional world based closely on the people and places of Faulkner's native Lafayette County in Mississippi. As Faulkner conceived it, Yoknapatawpha County was a veritable universe, replete with its own geography, history, and interrelated narratives.

Books Set in William Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha County show list info Yoknapatawpha County, Miss. is a fictional county created by the American author William Faulkner, based upon and inspired by Lafayette County, Mississippi, and its county seat of Oxford, Mississippi.

Hailed by critics and scholars as the most valuable study of Faulkner's fiction, Cleanth Brooks's William Faulkner: The Yoknapatawpha Country explores the Mississippi writer's fictional county and the commanding role it played in so much of his shows that Faulkner's strong attachment to his region, with its rich particularity and deep sense of community, gave/5.

Points North, the posthumously published anthology, by Howard Frank Mosher was my introduction to Kingdom County, Vermont. The stories in this collection span many points in the history of Kingdom County with the Kinneson family as a common thread/5.

Yoknapatawpha County is a fictional county based on Lafayette County, Mississippi--the land that the novelist knew best. Its county seat is Oxford, where the writer had a home. An Oprah's Book Club Selection regarded as one of Faulkner's greatest and most accessible novels, Light in August is a timeless and riveting story of determination, tragedy, and hope.

In Faulkner's iconic Yoknapatawpha County, race, sex, and religion collide around three memorable characters searching desperately for human connection and their own identities. Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha's & Ours. Our Digital Yoknapatawpha project to visualize the Yoknapatawpha fictions would be much harder without the two maps that Faulkner himself drew.

They provide the cartographical starting point for all our maps of the county, and whenever possible we defer to his authority to establish the features of Yoknapatawpha and the locations that appear in the fictions.

Buy Yoknapatawpha, Images and Voices: A Photographic Study of Faulkner's County by George G Stewart, Robert W Hamblin (Foreword by) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now.

Digital Yoknapatawpha A Collaboration between an International Team of Faulkner Scholars and Technologists at the University of Virginia Select a text from the shelf below to explore it — or use the tabs above for multi-text searching — or view a demonstration video on using this prototype.

Mapping Yoknapatawpha Belowis one of several maps of his imaginary world that Faulkner himself is undated, and looks unfinished — for example he omits the road that leads directly south from Jefferson, towards Mottson — and various geographical details are different on other maps.

Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha may be the most extraordinary place in American fiction, but it is Lafayette County's unexceptional story that provides Doyle with the rationale of his book. "We can learn from this kind of case study," Doyle asserts, "not because Lafayette County was in any way exceptional or because events took place here of great.

Light in August | An Oprah's Book Club Selection regarded as one of Faulkner's greatest and most accessible novels, Light in August is a timeless and riveting story of determination, tragedy, and hope. In Faulkner's iconic Yoknapatawpha County, race, sex, and religion collide around three memorable characters searching desperately for human connection and their own identities.

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Book Publisher Directory; Founded inYoknapatawpha Press is a southern regional small press which publishes works by southern writers. It is. Faulkner’s invented Yoknapatawpha County was named after a.) an old Indian village b.) a mountain c.) a stream d.) a crossroad 2.

Name the character, reminiscent of Prufrock, who spoke these lines from Faulkner’s early poetry: Now that the city grows black and chill and empty, Who am I. After skipping between the cracked Bundren family's interior monologues in As I Lay Dying and wading into the deep end of the stream of consciousness in The Sound and the Fury, Faulkner's sixth novel, published inLight in August seems like a much easier read.

It has a more conventional structure and relies less on the technical innovations that are so prominent in the earlier .Yoknapatawpha County Was a; World That Was Complete in Itself The World of Yoknapatawpha.

By Irving Howe. when journalists and even scholars keep searching for "colorful" items of trivia.Unhappy Endings.

The collected Carson McCullers. [this book] is the astonishing humanity that enables a white writer, for the first time in Southern fiction, to handle Negro characters with as Author: Hilton Als.