Southeast Missouri State University Press

Faulkner and Morrison

Edited by Robert W. Hamblin and Christopher Rieger

Publication: 2013
Pages: 307

Faulkner and Morrison is volume three in Southeast’s Faulkner Conference Series.

The essays in this volume were selected from papers presented at the Faulkner and Morrison Conference hosted by Southeast Missouri State University’s Center for Faulkner Studies in Cape Girardeau, October 28-30, 2010.


Includes the following essays:

Morrison and the (Faulknerian Dark) House of Fiction
John N. Duvall

Many Thousands Gone: Nascent Colonial Whiteness in Go Down, Moses and A Mercy
Theresa M. Towner

Defying the Cultural Logic of Southern Exceptionalism in Absalom, Absalom! and Song of Solomon
Ted Atkinson

Enchanting Ghosts: Memory and Magical Thinking in As I Lay Dying and Beloved
Lisa Hinrichsen

The Bluest Eye, The Sound and the Fury and the Grecian Urn: Faulkner’s and Morrison’s Quest for Beauty
Francoise Buisson

Not the Same Old Faulknerian Song and Dance: Isolation in Toni Morrison’s Beloved
Lorie Watkins

Shifting Boundaries: Charles Bon and Beloved as Symptoms of Hegemonic Ideology
Leslie Bickford

Hunting for Cultural Hybridity in Faulkner and Morrison
Shinya Matsuoka

Deadly Benevolences in Faulkner and Morrison
Gretchen Martin

The Dynamics of Allusion: Faulkner’s and Morrison’s Use of Genesis 1-3
Tara Tuttle

“We all dar:” The Formation of Collective Identity in Morrison’s Beloved and Faulkner’s Go Down, Moses
Adam Long

The Consecrated, Contaminated Land in Faulkner’s “The Bear” and Morrison’s Beloved
Claire Crabtree

“Something is happening to me”: Witnessing Trauma in Faulkner’s Sanctuary
Eden Wales Freedman

From the Margin to the Center: Dewey Dell’s Pragmatic Resiliency in As I Lay Dying
Angeline Irene Olliff

Toni Morrison’s Use of Postcolonial Aesthetics in Beloved and A Mercy
Wen-ching Ho

Toni Morrison’s Critical Reception in China
Jincai Yang

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