Chapter 1. A Difficult Economy: Faulkner and the Poetics of Plantation Labor

  1. Richard C. Moreland
  1. Richard Godden

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996881.ch2

A Companion to William Faulkner

A Companion to William Faulkner

How to Cite

Godden, R. (2007) A Difficult Economy: Faulkner and the Poetics of Plantation Labor, in A Companion to William Faulkner (ed R. C. Moreland), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470996881.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122245

Online ISBN: 9780470996881

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Keywords:

  • plantation labor;
  • exploitation;
  • subsemantics;
  • blackguard;
  • great migration

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Preface: A Labor Parable

  • An Historical Interlude

  • From Subsemantics Toward Semantics: Three Phases of Labor Withdrawal