William Faulkner: His Life and Achievements William Faulkner is viewed by many as America’s greatest writer of prose fiction. He was born in New Albany, Mississippi where he lived a life filled with good times and bad times. However, despite bad times he would become known as a poet, a short story writer, and finally one of the greatest contemporary novelist of his time. William Faulkner’s accomplishments resulted not only from his love
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A Fable was for the European readers: "The most important novel…a literary masterpiece" (Blotner 595). As we have seen, William Faulkner’s interest in writing was so intense that the meaning of "giving up" never crossed his mind. As a result, whenever he experienced hard times there would always be family and friends to aid him in his career. In any event, Faulkner proved that with great dedication and devotion anybody could achieve their goals.