Pdf/E–pub (Faulkner's County The Historical Roots of Yoknapatawpha)

Unty Mississippi which was the model for Yoknapatawpha County the fictional setting for many of William Faulkner s 16 novels and several short stories Don Doyle takes us from the original and isplaced Chickasaw residents to the 1836 forced migration and replacement with white settlers and their slaves Just 24 years later Lafayette embraced secession that led to occupation and economic ecline that prevailed through the Depression It s racial history not to be addressed uring Faulkner s life A powerful study of adversity and stubborn resistance to euality history not to be addressed uring Faulkner s life A powerful study of adversity and stubborn resistance to euality captured the contradictions in his writing. Cks Faulkner captured in his saga of the Snopes clanDrawing on both history and literature Doyle renders a rich Snopes clanDrawing on both history and literature Doyle renders a rich eeply researched portrait of Faulkner's home Yoknapatawpha was a place of the imagination invented by Faulkner as a vehicle for eveloping a coherent body of fiction Doyle writes but the raw materials from which he created this place and its people lay right at his front porch. .
Faulkner's County The Historical Roots of YoknapatawphaJust not an interesting topic for me Southern History Is Broad And Interesting history is too broad and interesting a narrow scope and just not written in a very good style Made it maybe 100 pages into it and left it behind If you are a bigtime faulkner nerd could be a good fit but otherwise there are probably better books on historical south Obviously a good read for anybody interested in Faulkner gives an encyclopedic context of the area which inspired his greatest writing But it also functions uite well as a view of Southern history in microcosm from the original settler invasions and expulsion of the Native Americans through. Lafayette County Mississippi was the primary Native Americans through. Lafayette County Mississippi was the primary for what is arguably the most famous place in American fiction William Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha County Faulkner once explained that in his Yoknapatawpha stories he sublimated the actual into the apocryphal This history of Lafayette County reverses that notion using Faulkner's rich fictional portrait of a place and its people to illumin. The antebellum years and right up to the civil rights movement Very informative and written in a highly readable style I read this as a non American in preparation for reading some informative and written in a highly readable style I read this as a non American in preparation for reading some Not only is it a very useful introduction to themes and characters in Faulkner s fiction it is also a really fine example of local history focusing on prominent individuals economic evelopments as well as the military and political impacts of the national struggle as it swept through this area of Mississippi I will be reading by this author Faulkner s County is The Socio Economic And Political socio economic and political of Lafayette Co. Ate the pastFrom the arrival of Europeans in Chickasaw Indian territory in 1540 to Faulkner's eath in 1962 Don Doyle chronicles than four centuries of local history He traces the building of a permanent community and plantation economy by white settlers the lives of slaves in the region the experiences of secession Civil War and Reconstruction town life in Oxford and the Revolt of the Redne. life in Oxford and the Revolt of the Redne.