Tag Archives: William Faulkner

James Franco discusses “As I Lay Dying” at Cannes festival premier

May 22, 2013


In a special video interview this week with The Hollywood Reporter, actor James Franco discusses his upcoming film “As I Lay Dying” in conjunction with its world premier at the Cannes Film Festival. The movie, based on William Faulkner’s dark Southern Gothic novel, was filmed on location in Mississippi. “I first read it when I was fifteen […]

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What Do William Faulkner’s Nobel Prize and Farmland Have in Common? Auctions

April 22, 2013

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  By Debra Ferguson Last week, I blogged about a farmland auction in the Mississippi Delta. This week, I find myself writing about an auction of a different kind. There is still a connection to the land, just not in the way you might expect. In 1950, when Mississippi author William Faulkner received a call […]

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