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Book cover of “Yoknapatawpha Blues: Faulkner’s Fiction and Southern Roots Music”
During the 1920s and 1930s, Mississippi produced two of the most significant influences on 20th century culture: the modernist fiction of William Faulkner and the recorded blues songs of African-American musicians such as Charley Patton, Geeshie Wiley and Robert Johnson. In “Yoknapatawpha Blues: Faulkner’s Fiction and Southern Roots Music,” the first book examining both Faulkner...