Chapter 2. “We're Trying Hard as Hell to Free Ourselves”

Southern History and Race in the Making of William Faulkner's Literary Terrain

  1. Richard C. Moreland
  1. Grace Elizabeth Hale and
  2. Robert Jackson

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996881.ch3

A Companion to William Faulkner

A Companion to William Faulkner

How to Cite

Hale, G. E. and Jackson, R. (2007) “We're Trying Hard as Hell to Free Ourselves”, in A Companion to William Faulkner (ed R. C. Moreland), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470996881.ch3

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:

  • literary terrain;
  • southerners;
  • white space;
  • liberalism;
  • mississippi

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • An Integrated White Space

  • Sole Owner and Proprietor: Faulkner in the 1930s

  • Fictions of the Middle Ground