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A tour of Rowan Oak: William “Wild Bill” Faulkner’s Estate

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Square Books in Oxford, Mississippi: Where Faulkner outranks fiction 2:1

Square Books in Oxford, Mississippi: Where Faulkner outranks fiction 2:1

A self-drawn map hanging in Faulkner's hallway, showing his fictional Yoknapatawpha county (click for full version)

A self-drawn map hanging in Faulkner's hallway, showing his fictional Yoknapatawpha county (click for full version)

Note the technically impossible depth of field:

In order to keep track of the complex plot twists in A Fable, Faulkner started writing on his walls

In order to keep track of the complex plot twists in A Fable, Faulkner started writing on his walls

Faulkner's liquor cabinet!

Faulkner's liquor cabinet!

An example of the 5% of the time when Photoshop’s photomerge feature inexplicably returns insane results:

Faulkner hand-built the bookcases in this room so they would better store shotgun shells

Faulkner hand-built the bookcases in this room so they would better store shotgun shells

Faulkner's bedroom

Faulkner's bedroom

Faulkner's stables

Faulkner's stables

Margaret with Wild Bill in the Oxford town square

Margaret with Wild Bill in the Oxford town square

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Written by Nick

August 20, 2010 at 2:24 pm

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  1. Hi, I happened upon your blog while searching for a photo to illustrate a post about Faulkner on my blog “Stuff Southern People Like.” http://girloutofdixie.wordpress.com

    I’m blown away by your photos, and was hoping I could use the writing on the wall shot in my post. I’d, of course, provide a link and attribution.

    Thanks,
    Kim

    Kim Holloway

    March 24, 2011 at 10:59 pm

  2. […] used a couple of Nick Russell’s amazing photos to illustrate my post on Faulkner a way long time ago. If you’ve never had the opportunity to […]

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