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  Volume 44, Number 1, Fall 2011

Table of Contents


A Demonic Parody: Toni Morrison’s A Mercy

pp. 1-18

Hellhound on His Trail: Faulknerian Blood-guilt and the Traumatized Form of Lewis Nordan’s Wolf Whistle

pp. 19-36

The Implications of “Chosenness”: Unsettling the Exodus Narrative as a Model for Black Liberation in Randall Kenan’s A Visitation of Spirits

pp. 37-55

“A Coin for a Closed Eye”: Pound’s Influence on Wright’s “Appalachian Book of the Dead”

pp. 56-73

“And every day there is music”: Folksong Roots and the Highway Chain Gang in The Ballad of the Sad Café

pp. 74-85

Designing Sutpen: Narrative and Its Relationship to Historical Consciousness in Faulkner’s Absalom, Absalom!

pp. 86-102

Kate Chopin’s Narrative Techniques and Separate Space in The Awakening

pp. 103-120

Slavery Through the White-Tinted Lens of an Embedded Black Narrator: Séjour’s “The Mulatto” and Chesnutt’s “Dave’s Neckliss” as Intertexts

pp. 121-143


Our South or Theirs?

pp. 144-150

Death in Knoxville

pp. 151-154

Queering the South: The Plantation as Homotopia

pp. 155-157

African American Literature and the Nineteenth-Century South

pp. 158-162



pp. 163-165

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