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  • Faulkners Dialogue with Thomas Jefferson
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    Faulkner's Dialogue with Thomas Jefferson

    Professor Polk spoke about Nobel Prize winner William Faulker and President Thomas Jefferson. He discussed their similar philosophies in regards to power, race, and civic order. After his…

  • Faulkner and American History
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    Faulkner and American History

    Professor Polk talked about Nobel Prize winner William Faulkner’s use of U.S. history in several of his novels. After his prepared remarks, he took questions from the audience.

  • William Faulkner and America
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    William Faulkner and America

    A discussion was held on author William Faulkner who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1949 and who also won two Pulitzer Prizes. September 29, 1997, marked the one hundredth anniversary of…