William Faulkner was a prominent American author and Nobel laureate who is considered one of the greatest writers of the 20th century. He was born on September 25, 1897, in New Albany, Mississippi, and grew up in Oxford, Mississippi. His family had a long history in the South and Faulkner was deeply influenced by the culture and history of the region.
Faulkner's father was a businessman and his mother was a nurse. He had four siblings, and the family lived in a large, elaborate home called Rowan Oak. Faulkner attended the University of Mississippi for a short time, but dropped out to join the British Royal Air Force during World War I. He served as a pilot, but was never deployed to the front lines. After the war, Faulkner returned to Oxford and began writing.
Faulkner's first published work was a poem that appeared in the Oxford Eagle newspaper in 1919. He published his first novel, "Soldiers' Pay," in 1926, but it was his second novel, "The Sound and the Fury," published in 1929, that garnered widespread critical acclaim and established him as a major literary figure.
Throughout his career, Faulkner wrote more than 20 novels, numerous short stories, and several plays. His writing was known for its complexity and for its depiction of the human condition. He often used stream-of-consciousness narration and unconventional narrative structures in his work, and his characters were often deeply flawed and complex.
Faulkner's most famous works include "As I Lay Dying," "Light in August," and "Absalom, Absalom!" He was also a successful screenwriter, adapting several of his novels for the screen. In 1950, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for "his powerful and artistically unique contribution to the modern American novel."
Faulkner died of a heart attack on July 6, 1962, at the age of 64. His legacy as a writer and a literary innovator continues to this day, and his work remains widely read and studied.
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