William faulkner: his life and work by david minter when faulkner got the nobel prize for 1949 we all wanted to read this genius who was. Biography william faulkner (september 25, 1897 – july 6, 1962) was a nobel most of faulkner's works are set in his native state of mississippi, and he is. One matchless time: a life of william faulkner instead, the foundational work turned out to be joseph blotner's faulkner: a biography, a. When his childhood sweetheart estelle oldham rejected him to marry another man, faulkner briefly relocated to the northeast, enlisted in the. William faulkner was a prolific writer who became very famous during his lifetime , but who shied away from the spotlight as much as possible he is.
William faulkner, the man and the artist: a biography a tragic sense of history'' his troubled marriage and prolonged affairs with younger women his grueling. Also in 1929 faulkner married his childhood sweetheart, estelle oldham, and made his home in the small town of oxford, mississippi other works most of the . William faulkner began writing as i lay dying the day after the 1929 wall in our series, guide to the classics, experts explain key works of literature is based on north-eastern mississippi, where he spent most of his life.
William h rueckert, the “dean of burke studies,” authored or edited numerous groundbreaking books and articles on kenneth burke, william faulkner, and others they include the landmark study, the reivers (1962) notes bibliography. One of the 20th century's greatest novelists, william cuthbert falkner, as his as a young man, influenced by the work of english poets ae housman and. The following biographical materials are available online: a chronology of faulkner's life and work. William faulkner, in full william cuthbert faulkner, original surname falkner, ( born september 25, 1897, new albany, mississippi, us—died.
William cuthbert faulkner was an american writer and nobel prize laureate the younger faulkner was greatly influenced by the history of his family and the region in which he lived mississippi marked his. Information about writer william faulkner, including a biographical and critical article, a list of published works, and other information resources. In this highly acclaimed biography, david minter draws upon a wealth of material, including the novelist's essays, interviews, published and unpublished letters,. Category: biography faulkner writer author title: biography of william faulkner essay on william faulkner influence on his work - the writer and nobel.
William faulkner: american writer a biography by frederick r karl illustrated it neither provided a satisfying critical appraisal of his work, nor. Considering william faulkner's canonical status today, it is hard to fathom that the man, the seminal work on his life is joseph blotner's faulkner: a biography. William faulkner biography - william faulkner wrote works of psychological drama and emotional depth, typically with long serpentine prose and high,.
Born: september 25, 1897 new albany, mississippi died: july 6, 1962 byhalia, mississippi american author william faulkner, a major american. In this newest volume in oxford's lives and legacies series, offers an insightful account of faulkner's life and work, with special focus on the.
The albert and shirley small special collections library will open “faulkner: life and works” on feb 6 “the exhibition covers two bodies of. Today, we finish the story of the writer william faulkner faulkner presented almost all the ideas he developed during the rest of his life thus, absalom, absalom is also about itself, as a work of the mind of man. William faulkner (may 6, 1955) in the spot where he did most of his a life-long resident of oxford and its regional geography and history would be a source of.