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William Faulkner


Here an old oystershucker could find Look Homeward, Angel by Thomas Wolfe, The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner, For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway.
Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  Nobel Prize winning U.S. novelist who wrote about people in the south struggling with change following the Civil War; considered one of the most influential writers of the twentieth century (1897-1962)
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Strongly Associated with:   The Sound and the Fury
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  • Here an old oystershucker could find Look Homeward, Angel by Thomas Wolfe, The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner, For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • I’d been reading modern French novels, and William Faulkner as well.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • William Faulkner?
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • William Faulkner liked The Sound and the Fury.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor

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  • His buddy William Faulkner remembered the first time the two of them jumped from an airplane.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • Ernest Hemingway and William Faulkner both praised him as a writer who brought a new tremor of feeling, a new sense of introspectiveness to the American short story.
    Sherwood Anderson  --  Winesburg, Ohio
  • Mom read everything: Charles Dickens, William Faulkner, Henry Miller, Pearl Buck.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • One of the antebellum houses that survived was the home of William Faulkner, the legendary writer.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • About the Author WILLIAM FAULKNER, born New Albany, Mississippi, September 25, 1897—died July 6, 1962.
    William Faulkner  --  Light in August
  • Do we really believe that novels or poems by any of these writers, or their contemporaries Virginia Woolf, Katherine Mansfield, Ernest Hemingway, and William Faulkner, will be naive?
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor

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  • William Faulkner’s violence emanates from a slightly different wellspring, yet the results are not entirely different.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • William Faulkner often said he set the majority bf his work on his "little postage stamp of ground," his fictional Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
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Associated words [difficulty]:   William Faulkner [8] , The Sound and the Fury [9] , Mark Twain [4] , Washington Irving [5] , Ernest Hemingway [6] , James Baldwin [7] , Upton Sinclair [7] , Arthur Miller [8] , F. Scott Fitzgerald [8] , Herman Melville [8] , Jack Kerouac [8] , Jack London [8] , John Steinbeck [8] , Joseph Conrad [8] , Langston Hughes [8] , Mary Shelley [8] , Nathaniel Hawthorne [8] , Ray Bradbury [8] , Anton Chekhov [9] , Edith Wharton [9] , J.D. Salinger [9] , James Fenimore Cooper [9] , Tennessee Williams [9] , Willa Cather [9]
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