ERIC Number: EJ294316
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1983
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Dilsey: Faulkner's Black Mammy in "The Sound and the Fury."
Milloy, Sandra D.
Negro History Bulletin, v46 n3 p70-71 Jul-Sep 1983
Critically examines Dilsey Gibson, one of William Faulkner's archetypical Black mammies, who appears in "The Sound and the Fury." Contrasts Gibson's two mothering styles in dealing with her Black and White families as well as their treatment of her. Comments on other critics' reaction to the portrayal of Gibson. (ML)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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