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Faulkner and LoveThe Women Who Shaped His Art$
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Judith L. Sensibar

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780300115031

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300115031.001.0001

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Faulkner's Suppressed Tributes to Estelle, 1933–1935

Faulkner's Suppressed Tributes to Estelle, 1933–1935

(p.481) 26 Faulkner's Suppressed Tributes to Estelle, 1933–1935
Faulkner and Love

Judith L. Sensibar

Yale University Press

This chapter examines William Faulkner's tribute to Estelle Oldham. It explains that this tribute can be found in the introduction to The Sound and the Fury and suggests that Estelle became in Faulkner's imaginary an alternative transformation and figuration of the black maternal. It discusses the contents of the introduction and analyzes why Faulkner withdrew it from the publisher.

Keywords:   William Faulkner, Estelle Oldham, The Sound and the Fury, imaginary, black maternal, alternative transformation, introduction

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