Visual Arts

April 19, 2014

Lexington seems to be gaining a new appreciation for its famous Faulkner

It starts with an old mountain song. Then, over black-and-white images of a country graveyard, an actor's voice, gentle as a Bluegrass breeze, reads the first passage from Henry Faulkner's unfinished autobiography. "I was born in Franklin, Kentucky, January 9, 1924. Bessie Lee Persley was my mother and John Milton Faulkner my father. We liked music and the seasons, and my mother loved life and art and poetry. I am one of 13 children."

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