William Faulkner

William Faulkner

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: American

Occupation: Novelist

Biography: 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.

Source/Notes: Flags in the Dust (1927). Originally, in this sentence, Faulkner referred to the mule as 'he': "It is a known fact that he will labor ten years..."

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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

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