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    1. As I Lay Trying: How to read William Faulkner

      Minnesota Public RadioApr 26 02:27 AM

      "Believe me, when it comes to finding Faulkner difficult, we've all been there," writes Christopher Rieger, director of the Center for Faulkner Studies at Southeast Missouri State University.

    2. Early April, 1927, the Mississippi River overflowed its banks. For the next six weeks, water covered 20,000 square miles of the Delta. It was the worst flood up to that point in U.S. history and so powerful that the surge would spin around and shoot ten-foot crests of whitewater back upriver.

    3. It’s positively Faulknerian (but more accessible). “Way Downriver,” Edward Morgan’s adaptation of the novella, “Old Man,” by Nobel Prize-winner William Faulkner, has many familiar Faulkner elements: set in his home state of Mississippi (one of his works not set in fictional Yoknapatawpha County); focusing on human tragedy tinged with irony and sly humor; filled with […]

    4. ‘Downriver’ has storytelling sweep

      U-T San DiegoApr 17 01:52 PM

      In 1927 — the same year the classic song “Ol’ Man River” from the musical “Show Boat” was introduced — the Mississippi River burst its banks in a hugely destructive flood. William Faulkner’s 1939 novella “Old Man” is set amid that catastrophe, and draws on the same nickname for the mighty, pitiless Mississippi. Now comes Edward Morgan’s “Way Downriver,” a rich and rewarding work of folk poetry ...

    5. "In writing, you must kill all your darlings." -- William Faulkner Public Domain Photo by Unknown Photographer In writing and in life, it behooves us to remain as free from attachment as possible. Now, you may immediately wonder, "What does that mean? Especially when it comes to writing?!" Here are a few thoughts to consider. It's not uncommon for writers to occasionally get attached to certain...

    6. IRISH LEAGUE: Ballymena see off Carrick

      Belfast NewsletterApr 16 09:30 AM


    7. “The past is not dead. It’s not even past.” — William Faulkner ROLLING FORK — “Mississippi Burning,” meet “Mississippi Shunning.” One we can watch via Netflix or on cable channels; the other we can watch play out before our very eyes.

    8. It's true: Trump is no Shakespeare.Yes, he uses simple words. But he's only doing what every politician should.

    9. North Coast Rep Presents "Way Downriver"

      KUSI News San DiegoApr 15 10:58 AM

      North Coast Repertory Theatre has a new play called "Way Downriver, adapted from William Faulkner's short story Old Man. Listen in to hear more from the Director, David Ellenstein and Edward Morgan, Playwright/Adaptor, on the play, how it was brought to life, and how to see in this quaint theatre in North County.

    10. DADE CITY 12638 Lake Jovita Blvd., to Joan Hepscher & William Hepscher by Stanley V. Holm & Susan Holm, $265,000, 2/15/2016.

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