Faulkner, William 1897-1962
Most widely held works about William Faulkner
Most widely held works by William Faulkner
The sound and the fury by William Faulkner ( Book )
426 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 35 languages and held by 6,085 libraries worldwide
Retells the tragic times of the Compson family, including beautiful, rebellious Caddy; manchild Benjy; haunted, neurotic Quentin; Jason, the brutal cynic; and Dilsey, their Black servant.
Light in August by William Faulkner ( Book )
268 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in 32 languages and held by 5,401 libraries worldwide
Joe Christmas does not know whether he is black or white. Faulkner makes of Joe's tragedy a powerful indictment of racism; at the same time Joe's life is a study of the divided self and becomes a symbol of 20th century man. Light in August is the story of Lena Grove's search for the father of her unborn child, and features one of Faulkner's most memorable characters: Joe Christmas, a desperate drifter consumed by his mixed ancestry.
As I lay dying by William Faulkner ( Book )
223 editions published between 1930 and 2010 in 27 languages and held by 5,283 libraries worldwide
At the heart of this 1930 novel is the Bundren family's bizarre journey to Jefferson to bury Addie, their wife and mother. Faulkner lets each family member--including Addie--and others along the way tell their private responses to Addie's life. As I Lay Dying is the harrowing, darkly comic tale of the Bundren family's trek across Mississippi to bury Addie, their wife and mother, as told by each of the family members--including Addie herself.
Absalom, Absalom by William Faulkner ( Book )
201 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in 25 languages and held by 4,617 libraries worldwide
The story of Thomas Sutpen, an enigmatic stranger who came to Jefferson in the early 1830s to wrest his mansion out of the muddy bottoms of the north Mississippi wilderness. He was a man, Faulkner said, "who wanted sons and the sons destroyed him."
The reivers, a reminiscence by William Faulkner ( Book )
100 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in 21 languages and held by 4,406 libraries worldwide
The adventures of a Mississippi innocent who, with two older friends, "borrows" his grandfather's automobile one day in 1905 and heads for Memphis.
Sanctuary by William Faulkner ( Book )
278 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in 28 languages and held by 4,049 libraries worldwide
Southern story of cruelty and perversion, about a young college girl who falls under the spell of a gangster bootlegger. Precedes "Requiem for a Nun."
Intruder in the dust by William Faulkner ( Book )
176 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in 23 languages and held by 3,854 libraries worldwide
Dramatizes the events that surround the murder of a white man in a volatile Southern community.
Go down, Moses by William Faulkner ( Book )
148 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in 18 languages and held by 3,629 libraries worldwide
Includes the novella The bear.
Collected stories of William Faulkner by William Faulkner ( Book )
29 editions published between 1930 and 2007 in English and German and held by 3,381 libraries worldwide
Forty-two American short stories.
The hamlet by William Faulkner ( Book )
152 editions published between 1931 and 2009 in 18 languages and held by 3,337 libraries worldwide
Traces the growing power of Flem Snopes, a white-trash farmer, in the Mississippi town of Frenchman's Bend.
A fable by William Faulkner ( Book )
85 editions published between 1950 and 2002 in 13 languages and held by 3,156 libraries worldwide
An allegorical story of World War I set in the trenches in France and dealing ostensibly with a mutiny in a French regiment. This novel won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book award in 1955. An allegorical story of World War I, set in the trenches in France and dealing ostensibly with a mutiny in a French regiment, it was originally considered a sharp departure for Faulkner. Recently it has come to be recognized as one of his major works and an essential part of the Faulkner oeuvre. Faulkner himself fought in the war, and his descriptions of it ""rise to Magnificence"," according to The New York Times, and include, in Malcolm Cowley's words, ""some of the most powerful scenes he ever conceived"."
The town by William Faulkner ( Book )
62 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in 14 languages and held by 3,142 libraries worldwide
This is the second volume of Faulkner's trilogy about the Snopes family, his symbol for the grasping, destructive element in the post-bellum South. The story of Flem Snopes' ruthless struggle to take over the town of Jefferson, Mississippi, the book is rich in typically Faulknerian episodes of humor and of profundity.
The mansion by William Faulkner ( Book )
76 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 11 languages and held by 3,131 libraries worldwide
The third volume in Faulkner's Snopes trilogy, tracing the downfall of that family.
Sartoris by William Faulkner ( Book )
114 editions published between 1920 and 2005 in 19 languages and held by 3,115 libraries worldwide
Grief-stricken World War I veteran takes his own life after his son is born.
The portable Faulkner by William Faulkner ( Book )
55 editions published between 1946 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 2,879 libraries worldwide
Collection of excerpts from longer works. For other editions, see Author Catalog.
The unvanquished by William Faulkner ( Book )
128 editions published between 1934 and 2003 in 19 languages and held by 2,878 libraries worldwide
Bayard Sartoris returns from the battlefields of the Civil War and tries to build his family and his fortune.
Requiem for a nun by William Faulkner ( Book )
143 editions published between 1950 and 2003 in 12 languages and held by 2,803 libraries worldwide
In order to save a nurse convicted of murder, Temple Stevens decides to confess that she killed her own daughter.
The Faulkner reader; selections from the works of William Faulkner by William Faulkner ( Book )
27 editions published between 1931 and 1971 in English and held by 2,628 libraries worldwide
Selections from the works of.
The wild palms by William Faulkner ( Book )
144 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in 21 languages and held by 2,389 libraries worldwide
Two interlocking stories, one of an illicit love affair and the other of a convict sent out to do rescue work during a flood.
Soldiers' pay by William Faulkner ( Book )
132 editions published between 1926 and 2011 in 12 languages and held by 2,325 libraries worldwide
Faulkner's first book, in which he writes of the First World War and the effect it had on the people in it.
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Fāknir, Vīlīyām, 1897-1962
Falkner, William, 1897-1962
Falkner, William Cuthbert, 1897-1962
Falkner, William Harrison Cuthbert 1897-1962
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Faulkner, William 1897-1962
Faulkner, William Cuthbert 1897-1962
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Folqner, Wīlīʻam 1897-1962
Früherer Name Falkner, William Cuthbert 1897-1962 bis 1924
Fu-kʻo-na, Wei-lien, 1897-1962
Fūknār, Wilyam, 1897-1962
K_apākn_ar, Villiyam 1897-1962
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Phōkner, Ouilliam, 1897-1962
Phokner, Quiliam 1897-1962
Pʻolkneri, Uiliam, 1897-1962
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Pseud. Trueblood, Ernest V. 1897-1962
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