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William Faulkner and Joan Williams: The Romance of Two Writers
This work looks closely at the relationship between William Faulkner and Memphis novelist Joan Williams. Their story is significant not only in its depth but also in the years of their primary involvement, 1949-1953--a period over which Faulkner won both the Nobel Prize and a National Book Award. This is the first book-length study of the Faulkner-Williams relationship, an ...more
Paperback, 218 pages
Published October 11th 2006 by McFarland & Company
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Lisa Hickman's remarkable book about the relationship between the gifted writer Joan Williams and her mentor and tormentor the genius William Faulkner reveals a story that none of Faulkner's biographers has fully accessed. That access is available to you now: Hickman tells of Faulkner's creative process as he revealed his struggle with both the work, depression and reliance on alcohol, a difficult marriage that somehow served him and the way he both gave access to Williams to his agent, editors, ...more