Born in Salinas, California, John Steinbeck (1902 – 1968) was an American writer, who is perhaps best known for his 1939 novel The Grapes of Wrath, alongside East of Eden (1952) and Of Mice and Men (1937). He is known for his characterization, which is always detailed enough for the reader to feel as though..
William Faulkner (1897 – 1962) was an American author, who is best known for his novel The Sound and The Fury (1929). Faulkner is known for employing various narrative styles and for his rather complex prose. He is also known for utilizing a technique known as “stream of consciousness,” which was instigated by James Joyce..
Virginia Woolf (1882 – 1941) was an English author of the early twentieth century, who is perhaps best known for her 1925 novel Mrs. Dalloway. Like Franz Kafka, her works explored themes that went against the norms at the time. Thus, this provides a segway into her style of writing; Modernism. What is modernism, you..