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Triptychs of Solipsism: The Decadent Plantation in José Lins do Rego's Fogo Morto and William Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury

Triptychs of Solipsism: The Decadent Plantation in José Lins do Rego's Fogo Morto and... Triptychs of Solipsism: The Decadent Plantation in José Lins do Rego's Fogo Morto and William Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury Thomas O. Beebee The Comparatist, Volume 23, May 1999, pp. 63-88 (Article) Published by The University of North Carolina Press DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/com.1999.0007 For additional information about this article https://muse.jhu.edu/article/415138/summary Access provided at 18 Feb 2020 11:15 GMT from JHU Libraries ??? COHPAnATIST TRIPTYCHS OF SOLIPSISM: THE DECADENT PLANTATION IN JOSÉ LINS DO REGO'S FOGO MORTO AND WILLIAM FAULKNER'S THE SOUND AND THE FURY Thomas O. Beebee BrazUian noveUst José Lins do Regó and US novelist WiUiam Faulkner were two significant figures in an international, interbeUum propensity towards rural fiction, a "Uterature of the sou," which can be seen as a reaction to international modernism. In the Americas this trend was caUed regionalismo (regionaUsm), which "[set] itself the task of examin- ing an area, of analyzing it, and of seeing it in its context. [Do Rego and Faulkner] both deal centraUy with a region in transition from patriarch- al forms to a new social and economic structure" (Standley 73). These authors chose to record the pecuUarities of the places where they had been raised—Paraiba in the Nordeste (Northeast) of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Comparatist University of North Carolina Press

Triptychs of Solipsism: The Decadent Plantation in José Lins do Rego's Fogo Morto and William Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury

The Comparatist , Volume 23 – Oct 3, 2012

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Triptychs of Solipsism: The Decadent Plantation in José Lins do Rego's Fogo Morto and William Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury Thomas O. Beebee The Comparatist, Volume 23, May 1999, pp. 63-88 (Article) Published by The University of North Carolina Press DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/com.1999.0007 For additional information about this article https://muse.jhu.edu/article/415138/summary Access provided at 18 Feb 2020 11:15 GMT from JHU Libraries ??? COHPAnATIST TRIPTYCHS OF SOLIPSISM: THE DECADENT PLANTATION IN JOSÉ LINS DO REGO'S FOGO MORTO AND WILLIAM FAULKNER'S THE SOUND AND THE FURY Thomas O. Beebee BrazUian noveUst José Lins do Regó and US novelist WiUiam Faulkner were two significant figures in an international, interbeUum propensity towards rural fiction, a "Uterature of the sou," which can be seen as a reaction to international modernism. In the Americas this trend was caUed regionalismo (regionaUsm), which "[set] itself the task of examin- ing an area, of analyzing it, and of seeing it in its context. [Do Rego and Faulkner] both deal centraUy with a region in transition from patriarch- al forms to a new social and economic structure" (Standley 73). These authors chose to record the pecuUarities of the places where they had been raised—Paraiba in the Nordeste (Northeast) of

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