Definition of Faulkner
1. Noun. United States novelist (originally Falkner) who wrote about people in the southern United States (1897-1962).
Generic synonyms: Novelist
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Literary usage of Faulkner
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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1889)
"Faulkner, •who towards the close of his life became conspicuous as an Irish patriot, ... Richard C umberland, indeed, asserts t hat when Faulkner became an ..."
2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"Faulkner, SOLDATI AND AMERICA ... gives his opinion of Hemingway, Dos Passos and Faulkner, and concludes with a review of a new book about us:— ..."
3. The Ontario Reports: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the Queen's by Ontario High Court of Justice (1893)
"Proviso, that the mortgage should be void on payment of $2500, as follows: $800 for the use of Hugh Faulkner; $300 for the use of Margaret Faulkner; ..."
4. Historical and Biographical Essays by John Forster (1858)
"Hardly had the Orators thus exhibited Mr. Paragraph, however, when Lord Chesterfield hastened to tell George Faulkner that Mr. Foote, who he believed had ..."
5. Military Minutes of the Council of Appointment of the State of New York by Council of Appointment of the State of New York, Hugh Hastings, New York (State). State Historian (1902)
"Faulkner, Daniel, 1031. Faulkner, Daniel, 385. Faulkner, Daniel P., 1162. Faulkner, Hiram D. ... Faulkner, William John, 941. Faurot, Isaac, 1713. Fauster. ..."