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Forkner, Ben

Overview
Works: 36 works in 168 publications in 3 languages and 4,845 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Diaries  Short stories  Pictorial works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, fmp
Classifications: PS551, 813.0108975
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Most widely held works about Ben Forkner
 
Most widely held works by Ben Forkner
Modern Irish short stories by Ben Forkner( Book )

38 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains twenty-six Irish short stories from the twentieth century; and features selections from Samuel Beckett, Elizabeth Bowen, James Joyce, Frank O'Connor, William Trevor, W.B. Yeats, and others; and includes brief biographies of the authors
Stories of the modern South by Ben Forkner( Book )

34 editions published between 1977 and 1995 in English and French and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rich in irony, sly humor, and vivid, dramatic imagery, the literature of the modern South is a vital amalgam of a once-rural society's storytelling tradition and the painful contradictions and cultural clashes brought about by rapid change. This excellent collection includes works by Truman Capote, James Agee, William Faulkner, Flannery O'Connor, Anne Tyler, Reynolds Price, and many others
A Modern southern reader : major stories, drama, poetry, essays, interviews, and reminiscences from the twentieth-century South( Book )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Major stories, drama, poetry, essays, interviews, and reminiscences from the 20th century South
One man's chorus : the uncollected writings by Anthony Burgess( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A genuine master of the mot and the anecdote, Burgess rarely fails to amuse in this generous selection of essays on topics as various as oranges (not only of the clockwork variety), Marilyn Monroe, God, and Yiddish humor (his favorite one-liner, the Jewish matron's response to her son's psychiatrist: "Oedipus Schmoedipus - what's it matter so long as he loves his mother?")."--BOOK JACKET. "In other of these candid and sometimes cantankerous pieces written over the past two decades Burgess revisits his youth in Manchester, reconsiders his experiences among British colonials in Malaysia, and reevaluates his literary exile in Monaco. He examines his craft, he carps at critics, he reflects upon literature and litterateurs, from such twentieth-century giants as James Joyce, T.S. Eliot, and Virginia Woolf to the eccentric Sitwells to fellow novelists Evelyn Waugh and Graham Greene."--Jacket
Stories of the Old South( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mining the same terrain as in their previous collection, Stories of the Modern South, Forkner and Samway turn their attention to an earlier era. Most of the stories in this collection were written in the 19th century
A New reader of the Old South : major stories, tales, slave narratives, diaries, travelogues, poetry and songs, 1820-1920( Book )

10 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The killing room by Jonathan Liebesman( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four volunteers sign up for what initially appears to be a typical paid research study. Quickly, they discover that they have unwittingly become involved with a classified government program that should have been terminated nearly two decades ago. As the study gets underway, the group is presented with a series of questions, and given a finite window of time in which each individual member must submit a unique numerical answer. At first, the participants all assume that the subject who gives the most obviously incorrect answer will be removed from the experiment, but it does not take long for the group to realize that the correct answer isn't always the answer that the researchers are looking for. Meanwhile, the brooding Dr. Phillips attempts to manipulate the study to get the answers he wants. Ms. Reilly, a military psychologist and the newest member of his team, begins questioning the ethics of such a diabolical experiment
Selected journals and other writings by John James Audubon( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georgia stories : major Georgia short fiction of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louisiana stories by Ben Forkner( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cajun by Fonville Winans( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in 3 languages and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New book of Dubliners( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected stories by Benedict Kiely( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected Stories gathers together some of the best examples of Benedict Kiely's work - a true and gifted man of letters. Edited by Ben Forkner, founder of The Journal of the Short Story. From 'Soldier, Red Soldier' and 'A Ball of Malt and Madame Butterfly' to 'A Letter to Peachtree', these stories sing in the unforgettable voice of an Irish master who inspired, and will continue to inspire, generations of readers and writers alike. These stories have a great deal taken from Ben's own experiences both abroad and at home in Ireland. Kiely captures various moments in Irish and American culture, m
Walker Percy by Ben Forkner( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and French and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journaux et récits by John James Audubon( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in French and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The John James Audubon portfolio : a selection of the original drawings and watercolors used in the making of Birds of America : accompanied by a choice of Audubon's writings by John James Audubon( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in Undetermined and English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Dedalus : verbal consciousness and the birth of an aesthetic by Ben Forkner( )

4 editions published between 1975 and 1981 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Du portrait = Portraiture by Jean Rault( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Jacques Audubon, peintre, naturaliste, aventurier by Y Chatelin( Book )

in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benedict Kiely by Ben Forkner( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A Modern southern reader : major stories, drama, poetry, essays, interviews, and reminiscences from the twentieth-century South
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Stories of the modern SouthA Modern southern reader : major stories, drama, poetry, essays, interviews, and reminiscences from the twentieth-century SouthOne man's chorus : the uncollected writingsA New reader of the Old South : major stories, tales, slave narratives, diaries, travelogues, poetry and songs, 1820-1920Selected journals and other writingsGeorgia stories : major Georgia short fiction of the nineteenth and twentieth centuriesLouisiana stories