Faulkner in Japan: The “American Century”

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In August of 1955, William Faulkner traveled to Japan.  Based in the out-of-the-way mountain province of Nagano—which, until the 1998 Winter Olympics, enjoyed a benign anonymity in perfect proportion to its relative unimportance in world affairs—Faulkner lectured and temple-toured for two weeks, doing . . .

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