William Faulkner - Wikipedia
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He skipped classes often and received a "D" grade in English.
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However, some of his poems were published in campus publications. Anderson assisted in the publication of Soldiers' Pay and MosquitoesFaulkner's second novel, set in New Orleans, by recommending them to his publisher.
This novel drew heavily on the traditions and history of the South, in which Faulkner had been engrossed in his youth. He was extremely proud of the novel upon its completion and he believed it to be a significant step up from his previous two novels. Faulkner was devastated by this rejection, but he eventually allowed his literary agent, Ben Wasson, to significantly edit the text, and the novel was published in as Sartoris.
In the autumn ofjust after his 31st birthday, he began working on The Sound and the Fury. He started by writing three short stories about a group of children with the last name Compson, but soon began to feel that the characters he had created might be better suited for a full-length novel.
Perhaps as a result of disappointment in the initial rejection of Flags in the Dust, Faulkner had now become indifferent to his publishers and wrote this novel in a much more experimental style.
In describing the writing process for this work, Faulkner would later say, "One day I seemed to shut the door between me and all publisher's addresses and book lists. I said to myself, 'Now I can write. Estelle brought with her two children from her previous marriage to Cornell Franklin and Faulkner hoped to support his new family as a writer. The novel would be published in Several of his stories were published, which brought him enough income to buy a house in Oxford for his family to inhabit, which he named Rowan Oak.
ByFaulkner was in need of money. Although not an avid moviegoer, he needed the money, and so accepted the job offer and arrived in Culver City, California, in May There he worked with director Howard Hawkswith whom he quickly developed a friendship, as they both enjoyed drinking and hunting. Faulkner would continue to find reliable work as a screenwriter from the s to the s.
Estelle's parents insisted she marry Cornell, as he was an Ole Miss law graduate, had recently been commissioned as a major in the Hawaiian Territorial Forces, and came from a respectable family with which they were old friends. The property was sold to the University of Mississippi that same year.
The house and furnishings are maintained much as they were in Faulkner's day. Faulkner's scribblings are preserved on the wall, including the day-by-day outline covering a week he wrote on the walls of his small study to help him keep track of the plot twists in his novel, A Fable. He rarely drank while writing, preferring instead to binge after a project's completion. Faulkner and Else had an affair that lasted until the end of At the banquet where they met inpublisher Tor Bonnier introduced Else as the widow of the man responsible for Faulkner's winning the prize.
He suffered a fatal heart attack on July 6,at the age of 64, at Wright's Sanatorium in Byhalia, Mississippi. Peter's Cemetery in Oxford, alongside the grave of an unidentified family friend, whose stone is marked only with the initials "E. Such a body of work formed the basis of his reputation and earned him the Nobel Prize at age Faulkner was also a prolific writer of short stories.
His first short story collection, These 13includes many of his most acclaimed and most frequently anthologized stories, including " A Rose for Emily ", " Red Leaves ", " That Evening Sun ", and " Dry September ".
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Yoknapatawpha was Faulkner's "postage stamp", and the bulk of work that it represents is widely considered by critics to amount to one of the most monumental fictional creations in the history of literature. Three of his novels, The HamletThe Town and The Mansionknown collectively as the Snopes Trilogy, document the town of Jefferson and its environs, as an extended family headed by Flem Snopes insinuates itself into the lives and psyches of the general populace.
After revisions and reissues, it gained popularity and is now considered one of his best. Faulkner was known for his experimental style with meticulous attention to diction and cadence. In contrast to the minimalist understatement of his contemporary Ernest HemingwayFaulkner made frequent use of " stream of consciousness " in his writing, and wrote often highly emotional, subtle, cerebral, complex, and sometimes Gothic or grotesque stories of a wide variety of characters including former slaves or descendants of slaves, poor white, agrarian, or working-class Southerners, and Southern aristocrats.
In an interview with The Paris Review inFaulkner remarked: Let the writer take up surgery or bricklaying if he is interested in technique. There is no mechanical way to get the writing done, no shortcut. Civil war is a war between forces belonging to the same nation or political entity. Conventional warfare is declared war between states in which nuclearbiologicalor chemical weapons are not used or see limited deployment.
Cyberwarfare involves the actions by a nation-state or international organization to attack and attempt to damage another nation's information systems. Insurgency is a rebellion against authority, when those taking part in the rebellion are not recognized as belligerents lawful combatants. An insurgency can be fought via counter-insurgency warfare, and may also be opposed by measures to protect the population, and by political and economic actions of various kinds aimed at undermining the insurgents' claims against the incumbent regime.
Information warfare is the application of destructive force on a large scale against information assets and systems, against the computers and networks that support the four critical infrastructures the power grid, communications, financial, and transportation.
Total war is warfare by any means possible, disregarding the laws of warplacing no limits on legitimate military targetsusing weapons and tactics resulting in significant civilian casualtiesor demanding a war effort requiring significant sacrifices by the friendly civilian population.
Unconventional warfarethe opposite of conventional warfare, is an attempt to achieve military victory through acquiescence, capitulation, or clandestine support for one side of an existing conflict. War of aggression is a war for conquest or gain rather than self-defense; this can be the basis of war crimes under customary international law. War of liberationWars of national liberation or national liberation revolutions are conflicts fought by nations to gain independence.
The term is used in conjunction with wars against foreign powers or at least those perceived as foreign to establish separate sovereign states for the rebelling nationality.
From a different point of view, these wars are called insurgencies, rebellions, or wars of independence. Military history The percentages of men killed in war in eight tribal societies, and Europe and the U. Keeley, archeologist The earliest recorded evidence of war belongs to the Mesolithic cemetery Sitewhich has been determined to be approximately 14, years old. About forty-five percent of the skeletons there displayed signs of violent death.
The advent of gunpowder and the acceleration of technological advances led to modern warfare.