De Spain Mansion in Go Down, Moses (Location)

Location Key: 
Display Label: 
Major de Spain's House
Type: 
Mansion
Authority : 
Context (text, as interpreted)
X: 
1255
Y: 
657
Description: 

Major de Spain's house is situated between General Compson's house and the McCaslin plantation, and is 17 miles away from the latter. The first Major de Spain was one of the original landowners of Yoknapatawpha County, and although this home is not described in Go Down, Moses, it is depicted in other Faulkner texts, such as "Barn Burning" and "Shall Not Perish," as a large, grand plantation house.

Role: 
Site of Event
Status: 
Continuous

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