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William faulkner william faulkner (1897-1962), a major american 20th-century novelist, chronicled the decline and decay of the aristocratic south with an imaginative power and psychological depth that transcend mere regionalism william faulkner was born on sept 25, 1897, in new albany, miss. William faulkner, in full william cuthbert faulkner, original surname falkner, (born september 25, 1897, new albany, mississippi, us—died july 6, 1962, byhalia, mississippi), american novelist and short-story writer who was awarded the 1949 nobel prize for literature. William faulkner was born william cuthbert falkner in new albany, mississippi, september 25, 1897, to murry c and maud butler falkner he was the oldest of four children, all boys. William cuthbert faulkner (september 25, 1897 – july 6, 1962) was an american novelist, film screenwriter, and poet whose works feature his native state of mississippi he is regarded as one of the most influential writers of the twentieth century and was awarded the 1949 nobel prize for literature.
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