Archives for March 2010

Forensic Fictions: The Lawyer Figure in Faulkner, by Jay Watson

Review by Allen Mendenhall       Kudos to the University of Georgia Press for this recent reprint of Jay Watson’s Forensic Fictions, which has become something of a classic among law-and-literature scholars.  A pioneering project, Forensic Fictions stands as the first critical work to interrogate the lawyer figure in Faulkner’s oeuvre.      Watson submits that law […]

Oxford American: The Southern Magazine of Good Writing, 11th Annual Southern Music Issue

Review by Allen Mendenhall      Well, butter my buns and call me a biscuit because the folks at the Oxford American have done it again! Each year this literary quarterly, proudly published by the University of Central Arkansas, releases a Southern music issue.      This year the editors have introduced a new theme—The Southern State […]