"The father of American literature per Faulkner" Crossword Clue

Author: Mathew Cooper
Last Updated: 31 Dec 2023

"The father of American literature per Faulkner" NYT crossword answer is:

TWAIN (5 letters length)

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William Faulkner is widely considered to be the father of American literature. His works, which span a variety of genres, are renowned for their poetic prose and exploration of the human condition. Faulkner's works are often set in the American South and explore themes of race, family, and the legacy of the past. His novels, such as The Sound and the Fury, As I Lay Dying, and Absalom, Absalom!, are considered to be some of the greatest works of American literature.

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