Monday, September 17, 2012

Faulkner tries to obtain his royalties.

William Faulkner.
Library of Congress,
Prints & Photographs Div
As Dale Stinchcomb of Harvard's Houghton Library describes, William Faulkner in 1926 tried to extract royalties due to him from Four Seas, which had published a collection of his poetry. The amount—$81—may seem paltry to modern sensibilities, but it translates to approximately $1000 in today's dollars.

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