William Golding Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach William Golding.

  • 7 Biographies
  • 2 Student Essays
  • 14 Literature Criticisms
  • ...and more

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Biographies (7)

10,924 words, approx. 37 pages
William Golding achieved international fame and wide critical acceptance with his first published novel, Lord of the Flies, in 1954. Since that time he has produced six other distinguished novels (at... Read more
5,921 words, approx. 20 pages
With the publication of Lord of the Files in 1954, William Golding was recognized as an important modern novelist. As an essayist he is less well known. Golding has shied away from publicity, and even... Read more
3,247 words, approx. 11 pages
William Golding is an unusually controversial writer of the fantastic. First of all, his stature as a writer has been questioned despite--or possibly because of--the popular acceptance of his work. Se... Read more
7,345 words, approx. 25 pages
The winner of the 1983 Nobel Prize in literature, William Golding (1911-1993)is among the most popular and influential British authors to have emerged after World War II.Golding's reputation rests pri... Read more
5,992 words, approx. 20 pages
Once dubbed "Lord of the Campus" by Time magazine, Nobel Prize-winning British novelist William Golding spent an entire writing career living down his first novel, Lord of the Flies. A relative of Rob... Read more
11,321 words, approx. 38 pages
Biography EssayWilliam Golding achieved international fame and wide critical acceptance with his first published novel, Lord of the Flies, in 1954. Since that time his fictional canon has won Goldin... Read more
5,588 words, approx. 19 pages
Born September 19, 1911 in Cornwall, England, William Golding descended from a distinguished line of schoolmasters. His father, Alec, was a man of exceptional learning who wrote textbooks on diverse s... Read more
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