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Narrative, Identity, and History in Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom!
：Narrative, Identity, and History in Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom!會議論文Narrative, Identity, and History in Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom!游錫熙淡江大學英文學系William Faulkner, Absalom, Absalom!, narrative perspective, racial identity, miscegenation, whiteness studies淡江大學外國語文學院2014年兩岸外語教學研討會淡江大學外國語文學院This paper proposes to explore the involuted relationship between the narrative perspective and racial identity in William Faulkner’s Absalom, Absalom! (1936).
A highly experimental writer, Faulkner invents an amazing array of narrative techniques and strategies during his most prolific period (1929-1936), in which he published, among other things, his four masterpieces, The Sound and the Fury (1929), As I Lay Dying (1930), Light in August (1932), and Absalom, Absalom! (1936). In Light in August, Faulkner begins to tackle seriously the issue of racial identity and, more specifically, the issue of miscegenation. Miscegenation becomes the predominant thematic concern in his next novel, Absalom, Ab