Fishing Camp|Hunting Camp in Absalom, Absalom! (Location)

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Fishing Camp
Type: 
Other Structure
Authority : 
Faulkner map
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768
Y: 
117
Description: 

Wash Jones lives (and dies) at the "abandoned and rotting fishing camp in the river bottom which Sutpen built, after the first woman - Ellen - entered his house" (99). A later description refers to "its collapsing roof and rotting porch" (148). In Faulkner's hunting stories - "The Old People," "The Bear," among others, this camp has been bought by Major de Spain, who renovates it for the use of the annual hunting parties he leads. As the leader of a very different kind of group, de Spain may see it for the first time in this novel (233).

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Site of Event
Status: 
Built
If "Other Structure," specify: 
Fishing Camp

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