rowan oak

by Lyency January. 16, 2012 3997 views

“… how a young man who never graduated from high school, never received a college degree, living in a small town in the poorest state in the nation, all the while balancing a growing family of dependents and impending financial ruin, could during the Great Depression write a series of novels all set in the same small Southern county — novels that include As I Lay Dying, Light in August, and above all, Absalom, Absalom!… ”
— William Faulkner, American writer (1897 - 1962), was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature for the year 1949

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Roxanne 5 years, 7 months ago

these photographs of faulkner's home feel sturdy and strong with a lot of history to me. it somehow makes sense that he could write such a amazing things with this as his surrounding. maybe it's the strength of the trees.

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Xabolcs 5 years, 7 months ago

...mesés... vagy példabeszédes?

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Stormfish 5 years, 7 months ago

what an unexpectedly mundane place... in my mind, faulkner owns a palace, a mansion with 120 bedrooms and a kitchen as large as the vatikan's museum of stolen art, and here i look at the reality of his flat roofed, miserable house been eaten away by termites.

gloria mundi.

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Jacki 5 years, 7 months ago

Mmmmm.... #3 straight to my favorites.

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Peter Trifusz 5 years, 7 months ago

nindhárom tetszik, de az első különösen: ahogy az az "egzaktul" jelen lévő épület képes ilyen jólesően belefonódni a barnák és zöldek által kirajzolt térbe, egyszerűen mesteri.
(a másodikat a kibillenés ;) fanyarsága miatt szeretem, persze ott is megvannak a pontok és ellenpontok; gazdag terű kép)

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Edyta 5 years, 7 months ago

that's something called talent, something we are born with (if we are lucky.. or unlucky, depending on your point view).
...you've been visiting some famous locations lately!

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