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Family dysfunction in William Faulkner's As I lay dying

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When the matriarch of the Bundren family dies, her family must confront the daunting task of transporting her body across the state of Mississippi for burial in her hometown. As they embark on this journey, with the coffin in tow, they face several trials and tribulations that not only complicate their travel but also highlight the innate dysfunction of the family's complex dynamic. This comprehensive volume explores the themes of William Faulkner's As I Lay Dying through the lens of family dysfunction, offering readers a critical look at the intersection between literature and sociology. The book examines Faulkner's life and influences and explores concepts such as the role of maternal influence and sibling rivalry within the novel and within the broader context of society. Chapters also offer a contemporary perspective on family dysfunction through discussion of topics such as the effects of emotional neglect and the role of maternal instincts.
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9780737768053
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Full title family dysfunction in william faulkner s as i lay dying
Author claudia durst johnson book
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subject_facet Dysfunctional families in literature, Electronic books, Faulkner, William, -- 1897-1962. -- As I lay dying
title_display Family dysfunction in William Faulkner's As I lay dying
title_full Family dysfunction in William Faulkner's As I lay dying / Claudia Durst Johnson, book editor
title_short Family dysfunction in William Faulkner's As I lay dying
topic_facet Dysfunctional families in literature, Faulkner, William