Yoknapatawpha County

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Yoknapatawpha County

northern Mississippi; decadent setting for Faulkner’s novels. [Am. Lit.: Hart, 955]
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There is never any pretension on the part of the collaborators that it can fully capture the "miniature of man's passions and hopes and disasters" that is Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha County (<i>The Town</i> 277).
In this article, I will demonstrate that this new presentation of Caddy traffics in the imagery of Faulkner's noir screenplays rather than his Yoknapatawpha fiction.
Weaving quotes from Faulkner's works describing Yoknapatawpha flora, this garden brings the author's words to life and is filled with old-fashioned flowers whose fragrances and textures heighten the senses.
But Tsepeneag turns the backwater trope upside down and inside out, with ironically acknowledged help from Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha County.
Santa Maria tiene deudas con Yoknapatawpha, de Faulkner, pero impuso otras a Comala, Macondo, Plan de Abajo (Ibarguengoitia), etcetera.
Gaines's novels are set in rural Louisiana, often in a fictional plantation area named Bayonne that some critics have compared to William Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha County.
Spanning almost fifty years in time, the trilogy is centered on the innumerable and vicious <IR> SNOPES </IR> family, whose first member invades Yoknapatawpha County in the early years of the 20th century.
Educated at Harvard and Heidelberg, Stevens is a lawyer and later the county attorney in Jefferson, Mississippi; he comments philosophically on events in Yoknapatawpha County, although he is rarely directly involved in them.
As we have seen, this data is arranged according to the locations, characters, and events of the Yoknapatawpha canon and increasingly includes manuscript and archival materials as well.
This gameboard again can be understood as metaphorical, but Faulkner's use of it is strongly metonymical as it becomes conflated with a chessboard, a jumping track, a fencing piste, and Yoknapatawpha County as a game space in relation to both fictional and geographical incarnations of Memphis, New Orleans, Argentina, and finally the globe.
The roots of Union County and William Faulkner's fictional county of Yoknapatawpha are embedded deep in the soil that covers the Faulkner Garden at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany.
Like William Faulkner in his Yoknapatawpha cycle, says Tarnashyns'ka, Shevchuk creates an artistic microgalaxy of characters living in the same place, within the same structure of traditions, customs, and ethical values.