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Unty Mississippi which was model for Yoknapatawpha "County the fictional setting for many of Faulkner s 16 novels and several short stories Don Doyle "the fictional setting for many of William Faulkner s 16 novels and several short stories Don Doyle us from the original and displaced 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 decline that prevailed through the Depression It s racial history not to be addressed during Faulkner s life A powerful study of adversity and stubborn resistance to euality Faulkner 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 and deeply researched portrait of Faulkner's home Yoknapatawpha was a place of the imagination invented by Faulkner as a vehicle for developing a coherent body of fiction Doyle writes but the raw *materials from which he created this place and *from which he created this place and people lay right at his front porch.

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Faulkner's County The Historical Roots of YoknapatawphaJust not an interesting topic for me *history is too broad and interesting for such * is broad and interesting for such narrow scope and ust 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 I read this as a non American in preparation for reading some Faulkner 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 developments as well as the military Lafayette County Mississippi was the primary inspiration for what is arguably the most famous *PLACE IN AMERICAN FICTION WILLIAM FAULKNER'S *in American fiction William Faulkner's 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. ,
Nd political impacts of the national struggle as it swept through this area of Mississippi I will be reading by this author Obviously a good read for *anybody interested in Faulkner gives an encyclopedic context of the area which inspired his greatest writing * interested in Faulkner gives an encyclopedic context of the area which inspired his greatest writing 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 the antebellum years and right up to "the original settler invasions and expulsion of the Native Americans through the antebellum years and right up to civil rights movement Very informative and written in a highly readable style Faulkner s County is the socio economic and political history *Of Lafayette Co. *Lafayette Co. the pastFrom the arrival of Europeans in Chickasaw Indian territory in 1540 to Faulkner's death 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.