Faulkner and the Natural World
Edited by Donald M. Kartiganer
Edited by Ann J. Abadie
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Scholarly probings that find the heart of nature in the Nobel Prize author's works
Although he belonged to an American generation
of writers deeply influenced by the high modernist revolt "against nature"
and against the self-imposed limits of realism to a palpable world, William
Faulkner reveals throughout his work an abiding sensitivity to the natural
world. He writes of the big woods, of animals, and of the human body
as a ground of being that art and culture can neither transcend nor completely
Donald M. Kartiganer, Howry Chair of Faulkner Studies in the Department of English, and Ann J. Abadie, Associate Director of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture, teach at the University of Mississippi.