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Faulkner at Virginia: An Audio Archive

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Between February and June, 1957, and February and May, 1958, at thirty-six different public events, William Faulkner, UVA's first Writer-in-Residence, gave two addresses, read a dozen times from eight of his works, and answered over 1400 questions from audiences made up of various groups, ranging from UVA students and faculty to interested local citizens. Most of those sessions were recorded on the advanced technology of that time – the reel-to-reel tape recorder. In this archive you can hear 1690 minutes (over 28 hours) of those recordings. You'll also find an introduction to the audio archive as well as essays, news articles, photographs and other materials to provide backgrounds to the writer, the times and the place. The website also makes available transcripts of those sessions, one tape recording or one question&answer at a time. Specific content such as Faulkner’s comments on one of his works or on writing or on the Civil Rights movement of that time are searchable on the site.

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