William, 1897–1962, U.S. novelist and short-story writer. Nobel Prize 1949.
Contemporary Examples

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Historical Examples

Tom, Dick and Harry Talbot Baines Reed
The Story of a Cannoneer Under Stonewall Jackson Edward A. Moore
The Kensington District Geraldine Edith Mitton
Tom, Dick and Harry Talbot Baines Reed
The Price of Love Arnold Bennett

William. 1897–1962, US novelist and short-story writer. Most of his works portray the problems of the southern US, esp the novels set in the imaginary county of Yoknapatawpha in Mississippi. Other novels include The Sound and the Fury (1929) and Light in August (1932): Nobel prize for literature 1949


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