Abstract

Abstract:

This essay's close reading of William Faulkner's Sanctuary, situated in the theoretical context of René Girard's sacrificial crisis, examines ways in which Faulkner portrays a social structure so pervaded with violence that it assumes metaphysical proportions in the eyes of victims.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1925-5683
Print ISSN
0027-1276
Pages
pp. 139-155
Launched on MUSE
2017-12-05
Open Access
N
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