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The Ink of Melancholy: Faulkner’s Novels from The Sound and the Fury to Light in August

By André Bleikasten

Indiana University Press


ISBN: 0253312000

Published 1990

William Faulkner’s Sanctuary: Modern Critical Interpretations

By Harold Bloom (ed.)

Chelsea House

ISBN: 1555460410

Published 1987

Sanctuary: Manuscript

By Noel Polk (ed.)



ISBN: 0824068106

Published 1987

Sanctuary: Carbon Typescript

By Noel Polk (ed.)



ISBN: 0824068114

Published 1986

Reading Faulkner: Sanctuary

By Edwin T. Arnold and Dawn Trouard

Reading Faulkner series

University Press of Mississippi


ISBN: 0878058737


ISBN: 0878058745

Published 1996

Annotations to Sanctuary

By Melinda McLeod Roussell


ISBN: 0824042328

Published 1989


Character List

Character List

Names in bold face indicate major or significant characters.
  • Benbow, Belle Mitchell
  • Benbow (?), "Little" Belle Mitchell
  • Benbow, Horace
  • Benbow, Narcissa
  • Binford
  • Bud, Uncle
  • Doc
  • Drake, Judge
  • Drake, Hubert (Buddy)
  • Drake, Temple
  • Du Pre, Genevieve (Miss Jenny)
  • Fonzo
  • Frank
  • Gene
  • Goodwin, Lee
  • Goodwin (?), Pap
  • Graham, Eustace
  • Harris
  • Isom
  • Joe
  • Jones, Herschell


  • La Marr, Ruby
  • Lorraine
  • Luke
  • Minnie
  • Mitchell, Harry
  • Myrtle, Miss
  • Popeye
  • Quinn, Doctor
  • Red
  • Rivers, Reba
  • Sartoris, Benbow (Bory)
  • Sartoris, Narcissa Benbow: See Benbow, Narcissa
  • Shack
  • Snopes, Clarence
  • Snopes, Virgil
  • Stevens, Gowan
  • Tommy ("Tawmmy")
  • Tull
  • Van
  • Walker, Ed
  • Walker, Mrs.


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