Rowan Oak was William Faulkner’s home and private world, in reality and imagination. Faulkner’s years spent at Rowan Oak were productive, ultimately winning the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1949 and the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award in 1954.
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William Faulkner - Rowan Oak
William Faulkner is one of the most preeminent American writers of the twentieth century. Faulkner especially embodied the Southern sensibility. His writings were inspired by local stories of Indians, runaway slaves, old colonels and spinsters and are interwoven with his own memories of life in a South torn between traditional ways and modern development. His literary reputation included poetry, novels, short stories and screenplays.Read More