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Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway Over a career spanning four decades, Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) created a body of novels and short stories whose style had enormous influence over later twentieth-century authors. Though Hemingway’s spare, bare-bones prose was often parodied, it appealed to readers … Continue reading

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William Faulkner

William Faulkner (1897-1962) was the foremost literary chronicler of the American South during a painful, difficult time in the region’s history – the period between the Civil War and the civil rights era, when racial tensions simmered, the economy faltered, … Continue reading

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