Unnamed Jailer 4

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Unnamed Jailer 4
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Unnamed Jailer 4
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In addition to the present day jailer, Mr. Tubbs, Intruder in the Dust mentions but doesn't name the man who was the county jailer during the Civil War. Like Tubbs, he lived with his family in the jail. (According to the "Corrected Texts" that Noel Polk edited for Vintage International, Faulkner spelled "jailer" with an 'e' in "That Evening Sun," Intruder in the Dust and "An Error in Chemistry" but with an 'o' in "Monk," Requiem for a Nun and The Reivers. "Jailer" is more standard in American usage, so we use that spelling for all six CharacterKey entries, but preserve "jailor" in the individual Character entries for the second set of texts.)

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