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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - William Faulkner
Appalling ignorance, seething racial hatred, lurid sexual fears and grotesque violence once again swirl together in search of rough justice and bark out gunfire in the inky darkness, instantly altering so many lives forever.
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The estate of William Faulkner has settled a copyright lawsuit against Northrop Grumman Corp. and The Washington Post Co. for using a Faulkner quote in a newspaper ad by the defense contractor.
Ellen Douglas, a Mississippi native whose novel "Apostles of Light" was a 1973 National Book Award nominee, died Wednesday in Jackson. She was 91.
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Five decades after his death, William Faulkner still draws literary pilgrims to his Mississippi hometown, the "little postage stamp of native soil" he made famous through his novels.
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Dean Faulkner Wells, the last survivor of her generation of the Faulkners of Mississippi, regards the worst and the best in her life as having happened four months before she was born.
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Pulitzer-Prize winning novelist Richard Ford has a theory about why such good literature comes from his native Mississippi, where he's returning to teach graduate writing classes this fall.
Faulkner estate sues over quotes in movie, ad
It's also suing Northrop Grumman Corp. and The Washington Post Co. for using another Faulkner quote in a newspaper ad for the defense contractor.