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William Faulkner
Source/Notes:
Paris Review interview, Spring 1956, The Art of Fiction No. 12: www.theparisreview.org/interviews/4954/the-art-of-fiction-no-12-william-faulkner
William Faulkner
Source/Notes:
Requiem for a Nun (2011 edition), Random House LLC - ISBN: 9780307792440


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Born: September 25, 1897

Died: July 6, 1962 (aged 64)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Novelist

Bio: William Cuthbert Faulkner was an American writer and Nobel Prize laureate from Oxford, Mississippi. Faulkner worked in a variety of media; he wrote novels, short stories, a play, poetry, essays and screenplays during his career.

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