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William Faulkner was born on September 25 1897 in New Albany Mississippi Moving to Oxford Mississippi before he was five Faulkner had belonged to a wealthy family of once plantation owners Faulkner was a high school dropout but had a passion for literature where he at first wanted to be a poet Working at a book store in New York was when William got his writing career kicked off meeting the wife of Sherwood Anderson When Faulkner moved to New Orleans along with a group of artists and writers including Anderson is when he knew his passion poetry had changed to fiction In Faulkners writing he uses a lot of his own life and family experiences Faulkners great-grandfather William Clark Falkner changed the spelling in Faulkner adding the u to the spelling of the name when he joined the RCAF so that it would appear more British Faulkner had published almost twenty novels short fiction volumes and two volumes of poetry William also wrote screenplays essays and articles for magazines and newspapers Faulkner was a heavy traveler giving lectures at American and foreign colleges Faulkner won a National Book Award two Pulitzer Prizes and a Nobel Prize for Literature William Faulkner died on July 6 1962 Synopsis of NovelIntruder in the Dust is a fiction novel that really focuses on the old order in the south This is mainly displayed through how a black man in Lucas Beauchamp was arrested for shooting and killing white man named Vinson Gowrie This novel is based in the small imaginary town of Yoknapatawpha County in northern Mississippi at the start of the civil rights movement where racism is a big issue Being a black and white issue this got the attention of the entire community Charles Chick Mallison is a 16 year old boy who met Lucas when he was 12 when Lucas and he went rabbit hunting and Chick fell into the creek and Lucas took
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