Articles

Mad Men Watch: Farewell, Lane

There’s a haunting idea of suicide in literature, not the taking of one’s life necessarily, but how the character prepares to end his earthly existence. No one...

Memphis, Tenn.: A Twist on Tradition

It is nearly impossible for any Southern writer to avoid the specter of William Faulkner. The world he created in Yoknapatawpha County, perhaps the best-known...

Books: Tales in the Marketplace

UNCOLLECTED STORIES OF WILLIAM FAULKNER Edited by Joseph Blotner; Random House; 716 pages; $17.95 Although he labored in obscurity throughout his early career,...

Books: Footnotes to Genius

FAULKNER: A BIOGRAPHY by JOSEPH BLOTNER 2,115 pages. 2 vols. Random House. $25. Back in 1930, when he was virtually unknown, William Faulkner was informed by...

Books: Growing Myth

WILLIAM FAULKNER: ESSAYS,SPEECHES AND PUBLIC LETTERS, edited by James 8. Meriwether. 233 pages. Random House. $6. William Faulkner had a thing about privacy...

Books: The Curse & The Hope

(See Cover) Tell about the South. What's it like there. What do they do there. Why do they live there. Why do they live at all? You can't understand it. You...

People: Apr. 9, 1984

He gave the poems as a gift to his future wife Estelle Franklin 63 years ago, but William Faulkner was never able to publish the 88-page, hand-bound...

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Photo Essays

LIFE With Horace the Housebroken Hare

Carl Mydans belongs on anyone’s short list of the 20th century’s finest photojournalists. The Boston native chronicled downtrodden migrant farmers in New England...

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