People: Apr. 9, 1984

He gave the poems as a gift to his future wife Estelle Franklin 63 years ago, but William Faulkner was never able to publish the 88-page, hand-bound collection. Vision in Spring was eventually misplaced and nearly forgotten until 1979, when Faulkner Scholar Judith Sensibar, of Chicago, stumbled on a photocopy of the book in the attic of the writer's daughter Jill Faulkner Summers. Sensibar's find will be published by the University of Texas Press next month. Faulkner's opinion of himself as "a failed poet" is unlikely to be challenged by the volume's 14...

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