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FaulknerVH. Biographical Information. Born- 9/25/1897 Death- 7/6/1962 Birthplace- New Albany, Mississippi. Schooling. He skipped second grade Attended the University of Mississippi. Military. Tried to enlist in the army but turned down Accepted at Canadian Royal Air Force.

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Biographical information
Biographical Information

  • Born- 9/25/1897

  • Death- 7/6/1962

  • Birthplace- New Albany,

    Mississippi


Schooling
Schooling

  • He skipped second grade

  • Attended the University of Mississippi


Military
Military

  • Tried to enlist in the army but turned down

  • Accepted at Canadian Royal Air Force


His writings
His Writings

  • Wrote-psychological drama and emotional depth

  • Suffered the envy and scorn of others

  • Perhaps considered to be the only true American modernist fiction writer of the 1930’s


His work
His Work

  • The Sound and the Fury (1929)

  • As I Lay Dying (1930)

  • Light in August (1932)

  • The Unvanquished (1938)

  • Absalom, Absalom! (1936)

  • Short story- A Rose for Emily


Acceptance speech
Acceptance Speech

  • Faulkner reading his acceptance speech for the Noble Prize in 1950


Movies
Movies

  • He wouldn’t agree with movies such as The Notebook because he’s not the type of guy that would like sappy movies.

  • He would like many of the war movies today because he was involved in the war. Such as; Jarhead, and Pearl Harbor


Sources
Sources

  • http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/1949/faulkner-bio.html

  • http://www.biblio.com/authors/86/William_Faulkner_Biography.html

  • http://www.mcsr.olemiss.edu/~egjbp/faulkner/trivia.html#ch2

  • http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/1949/faulkner-speech.html

  • http://www.mcsr.olemiss.edu/~egjbp/faulkner/chronology.html


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