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Volume XXIX, Number 1

Spring 2015

Copyright 2017 by the University of Central Florida: ISSN 0884-2949

About the Cover

“Yoknapatawpha Newsfeed” provides a twenty-first century social context for the linguistic and cultural analysis offered in the included essays. This 9x6 digital illustration was collaged for The Faulkner Journal by Cassie McDaniel of Jane & Jury (

Table of Contents

  1. The Function of Function Words in William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying by Charles Hannon3
  2. Jethro Tull’s Protégée: Vernon Tull’s Helping Hand and the Equine Dialectic by Cliff Staebler23
  3. Crisis, Mimetic Desire, and Communal Violence in William Faulkner’s Sanctuary by Kevin G. Wilson49
  4. Emerson’s Sublime Pastoralism, Parody, and Second Sight in Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying by James E. Caron71
  5. Who Arose for Emily? by Timothy O’Brien101
  6. Contributors111
  7. Text Abbreviations113

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