Faulkner's Publics (MLA 2013, Boston)

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Jay Watson / William Faulkner Society
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Interactions between Faulkner and diverse public constituencies during his lifetime and afterward. Issues of readership, celebrity, the predicament of the public intellectual, and the fraught role of "spokesperson." 300-500-word abstracts or 20-minute papers to Jay Watson, U of Mississippi (jwatson@olemiss.edu) by 1 March 2012.