William Faulkner

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William Faulkner (September 25, 1897 – July 6, 1962) was a Nobel Prize-winning novelist who served as the Writer-in-Residence at the University of Virginia from February to June 1957 and again in 1958[1].


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Faulkner at the University

In May 2008, the University of Virginia Magazine produced a short documentary about Faulkner's time in Charlottesville.

Scholarship

Faulkner's work was set in Yoknapatawpha County, a fictional county in Mississippi. In 2013, University of Virginia English professor Stephen Railton received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to create a digital resource to map and study the fictional county[2].

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Selected Bibliography[3]

  • Soldiers' Play
  • Mosquitoes
  • Sartoris
  • The Sound and the Fury
  • As I lay Dying
  • Sanctuary
  • Light in August
  • Pylon
  • Absalom! Absalom!
  • The Unvanquished
  • The Wild Palms
  • The Hamlet
  • Go Down Moses, and other stories
  • Intruder in the Dust
  • Requiem for a Nun
  • A Fable
  • The Town
  • The Mansion
  • The Reivers

References

  1. Web. Faulkner at Virginia, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, retrieved May 9, 2013.
  2. Web. Digital Yoknapatawpha, Anne E. Bromley, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, May 3, 2013, retrieved May 9, 2013.
  3. Web. Faulkner's Wikipedia Page, retrieved May 9, 2013.

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