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February 27, 1990 | CHARLES CHAMPLIN, TIMES ARTS EDITOR
William Faulkner's troubled days as a Hollywood screenwriter, like those of F. Scott Fitzgerald, are occasionally cited as evidence of Hollywood's cynical and ruinous treatment of great writers, exploited to do dreck instead of the literary masterworks they were capable of. It seems true that Faulkner was exploitively underpaid, earning $300 a week when writers of lesser esteem were making $2,000 and directors two and three times that much.
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February 27, 1990 | CHARLES CHAMPLIN, TIMES ARTS EDITOR
William Faulkner's troubled days as a Hollywood screenwriter, like those of F. Scott Fitzgerald, are occasionally cited as evidence of Hollywood's cynical and ruinous treatment of great writers, exploited to do dreck instead of the literary masterworks they were capable of. It seems true that Faulkner was exploitively underpaid, earning $300 a week when writers of lesser esteem were making $2,000 and directors two and three times that much.
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January 23, 1986 | CHARLES CHAMPLIN, Times Arts Editor
One of the many remarkable items in Rudy Behlmer's compilation of correspondence, "Inside Warner Bros. (1935-51)" (Viking, $19.95), is a letter to Jack Warner from William Faulkner dated 15 October 1945. "I feel that I have made a bust at moving picture writing," Faulkner said. "I have spent three years doing work (trying to do it) which was not my forte and which I was not equipped to do, and therefore I have mis-spent time which as a 47-year-old novelist I could not afford to spend.
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January 23, 1986 | CHARLES CHAMPLIN, Times Arts Editor
One of the many remarkable items in Rudy Behlmer's compilation of correspondence, "Inside Warner Bros. (1935-51)" (Viking, $19.95), is a letter to Jack Warner from William Faulkner dated 15 October 1945. "I feel that I have made a bust at moving picture writing," Faulkner said. "I have spent three years doing work (trying to do it) which was not my forte and which I was not equipped to do, and therefore I have mis-spent time which as a 47-year-old novelist I could not afford to spend.
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August 3, 2005 | Cheryl Wittenauer, Associated Press
People all over the world seem to know about the Center for Faulkner Studies, from Japanese and Chinese scholars who have studied here to Oprah Winfrey, who chose center director Robert Hamblin to help with her book club's "Summer of Faulkner." The center contains a world-class collection of Faulkner letters, manuscripts and artifacts, and it is the only one of four American university Faulkner collections amassed by a single individual.
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May 15, 1995 | TONY PERRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
America demands a poetry that is bold, modern and all-surrounding and kosmical, as she is herself. --Walt Whitman, in his essay "Democratic Vistas" (1871) * It is Friday night and the poets are out among the people, doing Walt's work. Steve Kowit and Terry Hertzler are reading their poems at the Writing Center, a storefront operation in San Diego's nightspot and tourism district called the Gaslamp Quarter. It is one of several poetry readings in San Diego this night.
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