Fictions of Power: Faulkner and Energy (MLA 2013, Boston)

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Jay Watson / William Faulkner Society
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How/where does Faulkner engage the energy ecologies of the modern era? What power sources or paradigms "fuel" Yoknapatawpha, and how do they inform its society, culture, and politics? 300-500-word abstracts or 20-minute papers to Jay Watson, U of Mississippi ( by 1 March 2012.