Interview with Robert "Bob" Morgan, November 6, 1982

Project: Henry Faulkner Oral History Project

Interview Summary

This interview with Bob Morgan, a friend of Henry Faulkner's, begins with a discussion of Faulkner's patron, shipping heiress Alice DeLamar. They then talk about Faulkner's love of animals and his tendency to hoard things in his home. The interview then moves on to talk about Faulkner's interest in the occult. The discussion then moves back to Faulkner's animals, which Morgan accuses Faulkner of not treating well. They briefly discuss Faulkner's psychiatric problems. The two also talk about Faulkner's paintings, as well as his legendary mean streak, which would often lead him to curse people. The interview covers Faulkner's relationship with Tennessee Williams and writer James Leo Herlihy. Finally, Morgan discusses his own relationship with Faulkner, as well as his hobby as a female impersonator.

Interview Accession

2006oh171_hf002

Interviewee Name

Robert "Bob" Morgan

Interviewer Name

Charles House

Interview Date

1982-11-06

Interview Rights

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Morgan, Robert Interview by Charles House. 06 Nov. 1982. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Morgan, R. (1982, November 06). Interview by C. House. Henry Faulkner Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Morgan, Robert, interview by Charles House. November 06, 1982, Henry Faulkner Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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