WorldCat Identities

Fowler, Doreen

Overview
Works: 25 works in 167 publications in 1 language and 11,228 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PS3511.A86, 813.52
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Doreen Fowler
Faulkner and humor by Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference( Book )

9 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faulkner and women by Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference( Book )

13 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifty years of Yoknapatawpha by Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference( Book )

12 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faulkner and the Southern Renaissance by Miss.) Annual Faulkner And Yoknapatawpha Conference (8. 1981. Oxford( Book )

12 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faulkner and race by Doreen Fowler( Book )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays in this volume address William Faulkner and the issue of race. Faulkner resolutely has probed the deeply repressed psychological dimensions of race, asking in novel after novel the perplexing question: what does blackness signify in a predominantly white society? However, Faulkner's public statements on the subject of race have sometimes seemed less than fully enlightened, and some of his black characters, especially in the early fiction, seem to conform to white stereotypical notions of what black men and women are like. These essays, originally presented by Faulkner scholars, blac
Faulkner and the craft of fiction by Ann J Abadie( Book )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays originally presented at the 1987 Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference, the fourteenth in a series held at the Oxford campus of the University of Mississippi
A cosmos of my own : Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha, 1980 by Miss.) Annual Faulkner And Yoknapatawpha Conference (7. 1980. Oxford( Book )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faulkner : the return of the repressed by Doreen Fowler( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Faulkner: The Return of the Repressed, Doreen Fowler uses what she terms a feminist psychoanalytic methodology to assess the symbolic meanings of race and gender in five of his major novels. Focusing on black and female characters, she demonstrates how these figures represent psychic doubles for Faulkner's white male protagonists."--BOOK JACKET. "This book addresses the deep ambivalence toward women and blacks in Faulkner's fiction and offers a much-needed response to frequent allegations that Faulkner embraced white male supremacist values by demonstrating how his texts expose and critique patriarchal culture."--Jacket
New directions in Faulkner studies by Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference( Book )

8 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What has Faulkner criticism so far accomplished? Where have scholars wandered far afield? What directions now should meaningful scholarship take? These questions are considered in this volume of papers presented at the Tenth Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference held in 1983 at the University of Mississippi. The authors, some of the leading names in Faulkner scholarship, point out that William Faulkner too often has been classified as a southern traditionalist, a primitive, a romantic realist, or a realist with a moral message. They share the view that too few critics have given sufficient attention to Faulkner's aesthetic dimensions and to his modernism, as well as to a careful study of his multitude of short stories, his letters, his nonfiction prose, and his speeches, essays, and interviews. The essays in this volume encourage Faulkner scholarship that gives attention to these new directions. - Back cover
Faulkner and religion by Doreen Fowler( Book )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These ten essays from the annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference, held in 1989 at the University of Mississippi, explore the religious themes in William Faulkner's fiction. The papers published here conclude that the key to religious meaning in Faulkner may be that his texts focus not so much on God but on a human aspiration of the divine
Faulkner and popular culture by Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha conference( Book )

7 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faulkner, international perspectives : Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha, 1982 by Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference( Book )

8 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faulkner's changing vision : from outrage to affirmation by Doreen Fowler( Book )

8 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing the line : the father reimagined in Faulkner, Wright, O'Connor, and Morrison by Doreen Fowler( Book )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an original contribution to the psychoanalytic approach to literature, Doreen Fowler focuses on the fiction of four major American writers - William Faulkner, Richard Wright, Flannery O'Connor, and Toni Morrison - to examine the father's function as a "border figure." Although the father has most commonly been interpreted as the figure who introduces opposition and exclusion to the child, Fowler finds in these literary depictions fathers who instead support the construction of a social identity by mediating between cultural oppositions. Fowler counters the widely accepted notion that boundaries are solely sites of exclusion and offers a new theoretical model of boundary construction. She argues that boundaries are mysterious, dangerous, in-between places where a balance of sameness and difference makes differentiation possible. In the fiction of these southern writers, father figures introduce a separate cultural identity by modeling this mix of relatedness and difference. Fathers intervene in the mother-child relationship, but the father is also closely related to both mother and child. This model of boundary formation as a balance of exclusion and relatedness suggests a way to join with others in an inclusive, multicultural community and still retain ethnic, racial, and gender differences. Fowler's model for the father's mediating role in initiating gender, race, and other social differences shows not only how psychoanalytic theory can be used to interpret fiction and cultural history but also how literature and history can reshape theory. -- Book jacket
Faulkner's changing vision : narrative progress toward affirmation by Doreen Fowler( )

7 editions published between 1974 and 1977 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faulkner and race : 13th Annual Faulkner and yoknapatawpha conference : Papers( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faulkner : international perspectives( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faith as a unifying principle in Faulkner's Light in August by Doreen Fowler( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Faulkner : international perspectives. Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha, 1982( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Faulkner and women
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Faulkner and the craft of fictionA cosmos of my own : Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha, 1980Faulkner : the return of the repressedFaulkner and religionFaulkner and popular cultureFaulkner, international perspectives : Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha, 1982