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William Cuthbert Faulkner (born Falkner, September 25, 1897 – July 6, 1962) was an American writer and Nobel Prize laureate from Oxford, Mississippi. Faulkner worked in a variety of media; he wrote novels, short stories, a play, poetry, essays and screenplays during his career. He is primarily known and acclaimed for his novels and short stories, many of which are set in the fictional Yoknapatawpha County, a setting Faulkner created based on Lafayette County, where he spent most of his life, and Holly Springs/Marshall County.

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Landing In Luck - Analysis
... accomplishment" and ascribes Thompson's feelings to Faulkner's "inner doubt" the author, according to Parini, must have had the "feeling that the world ... Karl says the story "establishes Faulkner as a teller of tall tales, a vivid and significant part of his artistic imagination and a centerpiece of his ludic ... It also is significant because in it, Faulkner sheds the "artificial language" that mars much of what he wrote as a young man ...
Local Government In New Jersey - Forms - Optional Municipal Charter Law
... the Optional Municipal Charter Law, more familiarly known as the Faulkner Act ... Under the Faulkner Act municipalities can choose one of four different options for their form of government ... They are Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) Faulkner Act (Mayor-Council) Faulkner Act (Mayor-Council-Administrator) Faulkner Act (Small Municipality) ...
Faulkner, Maryland
... Faulkner is an unincorporated community in Charles County, Maryland, United States ... It is home to the Loyola Roman Catholic retreat center ...
Spotted Horses
... "Spotted Horses" is a novella written by William Faulkner and originally published in Scribner's magazine in 1931 ... character Flem Snopes, who appears in much of Faulkner's work, and tells in ambiguous terms of his backhand profiteering with an honest Texan selling untamed ponies ... It features V.K Ratliff who appears in other Faulkner short stories and is a prominent character in The Hamlet, The Town and The Mansion ...
Sam On Boffs' Island
... brought together Smallfilms with Sandra Kerr and John Faulkner (thanks to Michael Rosen's work with Kerr and Faulkner in Ewan MacColl's Critics' Group) ... Postgate, Firmin, Kerr and Faulkner went on to make Bagpuss together ...

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    If a writer has to rob his mother, he will not hesitate; the “Ode on a Grecian Urn” is worth any number of old ladies.
    —William Faulkner (1897–1962)

    She tried to sit on my lap while I was standing up.
    —William Faulkner (1897–1962)

    Agnes: A half-smart guy, that’s what I always draw. Never once a man who’s smart all the way around the course. Never once.
    Philip Marlowe: I hurt you much, sugar?
    Agnes: You and every other man I’ve ever met.
    —William Faulkner (1897–1962)