TITLE

Murder and the Communities: Ideology In and Around Light in August

AUTHOR(S)
Duvall, John N.
PUB. DATE
January 1987
SOURCE
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Winter1987, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p101
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Assesses the idea of community in the book "Light in August," by William Faulkner. General principle for justifiable homicide in Mississippi law that could have provided a precedent in 1932; Important aspect of thinking semiotically; Information on the relationship of Joe Christmas and Joanna Burden, characters in the novel.
ACCESSION #
15870493

 

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