Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Quentin Compson: Tyrrhenian vase or crucible of race?; 2. Absalom, Absalom! Haiti and labor history: reading unreadable revolutions; 3. Absalom, Absalom! and Rosa Coldfield: or, 'What is in the Dark House?'; 4. The persistence of Thomas Sutpen: Absalom, Absalom!, time, and labor discipline; 5. Forget Jerusalem, go to Hollywood - 'To Die. Yes. To Die?' (A coda to Absalom, Absalom!); Afterword; Notes; Bibliography of works cited; Index.
A study of William Faulkner's writing and issues of labour in the American South.