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Forkner, Ben

Overview
Works: 17 works in 112 publications in 2 languages and 3,846 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Diaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PS551,
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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 )

33 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 916 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 )

32 editions published between 1977 and 1995 in English and French and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Major stories, drama, poetry, essays, interviews, and reminiscences from the 20th century South
Stories of the Old South( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New reader of the Old South : major stories, tales, slave narratives, diaries, travelogues, poetry and songs, 1820-1920( Book )

7 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected journals and other writings by John James Audubon( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 143 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 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louisiana stories by Ben Forkner( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected stories by Benedict Kiely( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 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 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New book of Dubliners( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New reader of the Old South : major stories, tales, poetry, essays, slave narratives, diaries, and travelogues, 1820-1920( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short stories of Louisiana( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

LANGAGE ET EVOLUTION ESTHETIQUE DE STEPHEN DEDALUS by Ben Forkner( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Stories of the modern South( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Rich in irony, sly humor, and vivid, dramatic imagery, the literature of the modern South is a ... once-rural society's storytelling tradition and the painful contradictions and cultural clashes brought about by rapid change. The stories in this collection are as diverse as the region itself, yet they are all connected by a shared history and a uniquely Southern strain of American language and narrative. Contributors include: James Agee, John Barth, Doris Betts; Truman Capote, Fred Chappell, John William Corrington, Andre Dubus, William Faulkner, Ernest Gaines, George Garrett, Ellen Gilchrist, Caroline Gordon ... [et al.]. -Back cover
 
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A Modern southern reader : major stories, drama, poetry, essays, interviews, and reminiscences from the twentieth-century South
Alternative Names
Forkner, Benjamin

Languages
English (106)

French (3)

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Stories of the modern SouthA Modern southern reader : major stories, drama, poetry, essays, interviews, and reminiscences from the twentieth-century SouthA 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 storiesA New reader of the Old South : major stories, tales, poetry, essays, slave narratives, diaries, and travelogues, 1820-1920Short stories of LouisianaA New reader of the Old South : major stories, tales, poetry, essays, slave narratives, diaries, essays, travelogues, poetry and songs, 1820-1920