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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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Callie Barr and Maud Falkner

Callie Barr and Maud Falkner

“Twin Sistered to the Fell Darkness”

(p.66) 4 Callie Barr and Maud Falkner
Faulkner and Love

Judith L. Sensibar

Yale University Press

This chapter examines the relationship between Maud Faulkner and Caroline Barr. It analyzes Maud's paintings for insights about the complex relationship between William Faulkner's two mothers and its influence on his education of race sex. It discusses Maud's statement that she saw Barr as a fount of authority over her conduct and of security for her physical welfare, and of her active and constant affection and love.

Keywords:   Maud Faulkner, Caroline Barr, paintings, William Faulkner, race, sex, physical welfare, affection, love

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