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Aloha | 148 comments William Faulkner

From Wikipedia:

The bibliography of William Faulkner, an American writer, includes 19 novels, 125 short stories (not including stories that appear exclusively in novels), 20 screenplays (including uncredited rewrites), one play, six collections of poetry as well as assorted letters and essays.

William Faulkner made his debut as a published writer at the age of twenty-one with the poem "L'Après-midi d'un Faune", which appeared in The New Republic on August 6, 1919. Two more poems, "Cathay" and "Sapphics" and a short story, "Landing in Luck", were published in Mississippian in November 1919.[1]
Faulkner's first novel, Soldiers' Pay, was published in 1926 and his nineteenth and final, The Reivers, in 1962, the year he died. Numerous works have been published posthumously.


FICTION


February 25, 1926 Soldiers' Pay
April 30, 1927 Mosquitoes
January 31, 1929 Sartoris
October 7, 1929 The Sound and the Fury
October 6, 1930 As I Lay Dying
February 9, 1931 Sanctuary
October 6, 1932 Light in August
March 25, 1935 Pylon: The Corrected Text
October 26, 1936 Absalom, Absalom!
February 15, 1938 The Unvanquished
January 19, 1939 The Wild Palms
April 1, 1940 The Hamlet
May 11, 1942 Go Down, Moses
September 27, 1948 Intruder in the Dust
September 27, 1951 Requiem for a Nun
August 2, 1954 A Fable
May 1, 1957 The Town: A Novel of the Snopes Family
November 13, 1959 The Mansion
June 4, 1962 The Reivers


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Aloha | 148 comments Library of America editions

To date, Library of America has published all of Faulkner's novels in five volumes, containing restored authoritative texts.

Novels 1926–1929, containing Soldiers' Pay, Mosquitoes, Flags in the Dust, The Sound and the Fury (ISBN 978-1931082891, 1170 pages, published April 6, 2006)

Novels 1930–1935, containing As I Lay Dying, Sanctuary, Light in August, Pylon (ISBN 978-0940450264, 1056 pages, published December 1, 1985)

Novels 1936–1940, containing Absalom, Absalom!, The Unvanquished, If I Forget Thee, Jerusalem, The Hamlet (ISBN 978-0940450554, 1148 pages, published June 1, 1990)

Novels 1942–1954, containing Go Down, Moses, Intruder in the Dust, Requiem for a Nun, A Fable (ISBN 978-0940450851, 1110 pages, published October 1, 1994)

Novels 1957–1962, containing The Town, The Mansion, The Reivers (ISBN 978-1883011697, 1020 pages, published October 1, 1999)



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Aloha | 148 comments Short Stories

"Landing in Luck" (1919)
"The Hill" (1922)
"New Orleans" (1925)
"Mirrors of Chartres Street" (1925)
"Damon and Pythias Unlimited" (1925)
"Jealousy" (1925)
"Cheest" (1925)
"Out of Nazareth" (1925)
"The Kingdom of God" (1925)
"The Rosary" (1925)
"The Cobbler" (1925)
"Chance" (1925)
"Sunset" (1925)
"The Kid Learns" (1925)
"The Liar" (1925)
"Home" (1925)
"Episode" (1925)
"Country Mice" (1925)
"Yo Ho and Two Bottles of Rum" (1925)
"Music – Sweeter than the Angels Sing" (1928)
"A Rose for Emily" (1930)
"Honor" (1930)
"Thrift" (1930)
"Red Leaves" (1930)
"Ad Astra" (1931)
"Dry September" (1931)
"That Evening Sun" (1931)
"Hair" (1931)
"Spotted Horses" (1931)
"The Hound" (1931)
"Fox Hunt" (1931)
"Carcassonne" (1931)
"Divorce in Naples" (1931)
"Victory" (1931)
"All the Dead Pilots" (1931)
"Crevasse" (1931)
"Mistral" (1931)
"A Justice" (1931)
"Dr. Martino" (1931)
"Idyll in the Desert" (1931)
"Miss Zilphia Gant" (1932)
"Death Drag" (1932)
"Centaur in Brass" (1932)
"Once Aboard the Lugger (I)" (1932)
"Lizards in Jamshyd's Courtyard" (1932)
"Turn About" (1932)
"Smoke" (1932)
"Mountain Victory" (1932)
"There Was a Queen" (1933)
"Artist at Home" (1933)
"Beyond" (1933)
"Elly" (1934)
"Pennsylvania Station" (1934)
"Wash" (1934)
"A Bear Hunt" (1934)
"The Leg" (1934)
"Black Music" (1934)
"Mule in the Yard" (1934)
"Ambuscade" (1934)
"Retreat" (1934)
"Lo!" (1934)
"Raid" (1934)
"Skirmish at Sartoris" (1935)
"Golden Land" (1935)
"That Will Be Fine" (1935)
"Uncle Willy" (1935)
"Lion" (1935)
"The Brooch" (1936)
"Two Dollar Wife" (1936)
"Fool About a Horse" (1936)
"The Unvanquished" (1936)
"Vendée" (1936)
"Monk" (1937)
"Barn Burning" (1939)
"Hand Upon the Waters" (1939)
"A Point of Law" (1940)
"The Old People" (1940)
"Pantaloon in Black" (1940)
"Gold Is Not Always" (1940)
"Tomorrow" (1940)
"Go Down, Moses" (1941)
"The Tall Men" (1941)
"Two Soldiers" (1942)
"Delta Autumn" (1942)
"The Bear" (1942)
"Afternoon of a Cow" (1943)
"Shingles for the Lord" (1943)
"My Grandmother Millard and General Bedford
Forrest and the Battle of Harrykin Creek" (1943)
"Shall Not Perish" (1943)
"An Error in Chemistry" (1946)
"A Courtship" (1948)
"Knight's Gambit" (1949)
"A Name for the City" (1950)
"Notes on a Horsethief" (1951)
"Mississippi" (1954)
"Sepulture South: Gaslight" (1954)
"Race at Morning" (1955)
"By the People" (1955)
"Hell Creek Crossing" (1962)
"Mr. Acarius" (1965)
"The Wishing Tree" (1967)
"Al Jackson" (1971)
"And Now What's To Do" (1973)
"Nympholepsy" (1973)
"The Priest" (1976)
"Mayday" (1977)
"Frankie and Johnny" (1978)
"Don Giovanni" (1979)
"Peter" (1979)
"A Portrait of Elmer" (1979)
"Adolescence" (1979)
"Snow" (1979)
"Moonlight" (1979)
"With Caution and Dispatch" (1979)
"Hog Pawn" (1979)
"A Dangerous Man" (1979)
"A Return" (1979)
"The Big Shot" (1979)
"Once Aboard the Lugger (II)" (1979)
"Dull Tale" (1979)
"Evangeline" (1979)
"Love" (1988)
"Christmas Tree" (1995)
"Rose of Lebanon" (1995)
"Lucas Beauchamp" (1999)


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Aloha | 148 comments Play

Marionettes (one-act play, first produced at the University of Mississippi on March 4, 1921)


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Aloha | 148 comments SCREENPLAYS

Produced

1933 Today We Live Based on "Turn About" by William Faulkner
1936 The Road to Glory
Banjo on my Knee Based on "Banjo on my Knee" by Harry Hamilton
1937 Slave Ship Based on "The Last Slaver" by George S. King
1939 Gunga Din Based on "Gunga Din" by Rudyard Kipling
1944 To Have and Have Not Based on "To Have and Have Not" by Ernest Hemingway
1945 The Southerner Based on "Hold Autumn in Your Hand" by George Sessions Perry
1946 The Big Sleep Based on "The Big Sleep" by Raymond Chandler
1955 Land of the Pharaohs


Unproduced

1931 Night Bird
Scenario of unwritten screenplay
Included in Faulkner's MGM Screenplays, published in October 1982 by University of Tennessee Press.

1932 Manservant
Scenario of unwritten screenplay
Based on Faulkner's short story "Love". Included in Faulkner's MGM Screenplays.

1932 The College Widow
Scenario of unwritten screenplay
Based on Night Bird. Included in Faulkner's MGM Screenplays.

1932 Absolution
Scenario of unwritten screenplay
Included in Faulkner's MGM Screenplays.

1932 Flying in the Mail
Scenario of unwritten screenplay

1933 War Birds
Screenplay

1933 Louisiana Law
Screenplay
Used for the 1934 film Lazy River without Faulkner's involvement.

1942 The De Gaulle Story
Screenplay
Appears in Faulkner: A Comprehensive Guide to the Brodsky Collection, Volume III: The De Gaulle Story, published in January 1984 by University Press of Mississippi.

1943 Country Lawyer
Story treatment
Included in Country Lawyer and Other Stories for the Screen, published in June 1987 by University Press of Mississippi.

1943 Battle Cry
Screenplay
Appears in Faulkner: A Comprehensive Guide to the Brodsky Collection, Volume IV: Battle Cry, published in December 1985 by University Press of Mississippi.

1945 Stallion Road
Screenplay
Appears in Stallion Road: A Screenplay, published in December 1989 by University Press of Mississippi.


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Aloha | 148 comments Poetry collections

Vision in Spring (1921)
The Marble Faun (1924)
This Earth, a Poem (1932)
A Green Bough (1933)
Mississippi Poems (1979)
Helen, a Courtship and Mississippi Poems (1981)



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Aloha | 148 comments This is my 2013 goal, along with the Proust epic, barring any nervous breakdown or brain explosion.


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Traveller (Moontravlr) | 81 comments Wonderful thread, Aloha, thank you so much!


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Aloha | 148 comments You're welcome, Traveller. It's to help me keep track of my Faulkner completist plan.


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Traveller (Moontravlr) | 81 comments ..and the rest of us are benefiting from just going along for the ride... cool!

I hadn't realized he'd written so many short stories. I'd like to get my hands on a few. I'm a short story person.


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Aloha | 148 comments There are a few Faulkner short story collections. Bear Hunt I heard is particularly mind blowing.


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Aloha | 148 comments Traveller, your wish is my command.

http://literaturesave2.files.wordpres...


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globulon | 2 comments I have only read "The Bear", (a part of "Go Down, Moses" apparently though I read it in a collection) and am currently working on "Absalom, Absalom!". I am getting more intrigued the more I read. I have entertained the thought of reading all his work, but at this point I am only making a beginning.


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Aloha | 148 comments Was it "The Bear" or "Bear Hunt" that was particularly hard to read? I'll have to find where I read about that. I've put him on my 2013 reading plan in case I get sick of Proust. They're very different in style, so it should be a nice contrast.


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globulon | 2 comments The bear is pretty easy for most of it, but there is one section that is substantially more difficult.


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Aloha | 148 comments Since my reading plan is full, I'll squeeze in a Faulkner short story here and there as a breather between tomes or in one evening.


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The bear is pretty easy for most of it, but there is one section that is substantially more difficult.

yeah. it should also be noted, three years after the fact, that the version of 'the bear' that appears in go down, moses differs significantly from the version initially published as a stand-alone story.

i intend to read all of the novels & short stories--poems & plays, we'll see.


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Elizabeth (Alaska) | 56 comments I don't know that I'll be a true completist, but each time I read Faulkner, I want to read yet another. Maybe it will just happen eventually. Maybe without the poetry and screenplays, so only all the novels and stories

Soldiers' Pay
Mosquitoes
Sartoris (abridged of Flags in the Dust, which I'll read instead)
The Sound and the Fury
As I Lay Dying
Sanctuary
Light in August
Pylon: The Corrected Text
The Unvanquished (inter-connected stories)
The Wild Palms
The Hamlet
Go Down, Moses
Intruder in the Dust
Requiem for a Nun
A Fable
The Town: A Novel of the Snopes Family
The Mansion (will complete in a few days)
The Reivers
Flags in the Dust

Collected Stories
The Uncollected Stories of William Faulkner

These two story collections appear to include an entirely different list of stories.


Elizabeth (Alaska) | 56 comments These two story collections appear to include an entirely different list of stories.

Collected Stories

Alpha list, not the order presented in the Collected volume:

A bear hunt --
A courtship --
A justice --
A rose for Emily --
Ad Astra --
All the dead pilots --
Artist at home --
Barn burning --
Beyond --
Black music --
Carcassonne.
Centaur in brass --
Crevasse --
Death drag --
Divorce in Naples --
Dr. Martino --
Dry September --
Elly --
Fox hunt --
Golden land --
Hair --
Honor --
Lo! --
Mistral --
Mountain victory --
Mule in the yard --
My Grandmother Millard --
Pennsylvania Station --
Red leaves --
Shall not perish --
Shingles for the Lord --
That evening sun --
That will be fine --
The brooch --
The leg --
The tall men --
There was a queen --
Turnabout --
Two soldiers --
Uncle Willy --
Victory --
Wash --

The Uncollected Stories of William Faulkner

Alpha list, not the order presented in the Uncollected volume:

A dangerous man --
A point of law --
A portrait of Elmer --
A return --
Adolescence --
Afternoon of a cow --
Al Jackson --
Ambuscade --
Big shot --
Delta autumn --
Don Giovanni --
Dull tale --
Evangeline --
Fool about a horse --
Frankie and Johnny --
Go down, Moses --
Gold is not always --
Hog Pawn --
Idyll in the desert --
Lion --
Lizards in Jamshyd's courtyard --
Miss Zilphia Gant --
Moonlight --
Mr. Acarius --
Nympholepsy --
Old people --
Once aboard the lugger 1-2 --
Pantaloon in black --
Peter --
Race at morning --
Raid --
Retreat --
Sepulture south : gaslight --
Skirmish at Sartoris --
Snow.
Spotted horses --
The bear --
The hound --
The priest --
Thrift --
Two dollar wife --
Unvanquished --
Vendee --
With caution and dispatch --


Elizabeth (Alaska) | 56 comments Another short collection, which includes 6 mystery stories not included in the two previously posted collections.

Knight's Gambit

Smoke
Monk
Hand upon the waters
Tomorrow
An error in chemistry
Knight's gambit


Elizabeth (Alaska) | 56 comments And I'd like to add to his list of fiction

Flags in the Dust, published in 1973.

GR description is:

The complete text, published for the first time in 1973, of Faulkner’s third novel, written when he was twenty-nine, which appeared, with his reluctant consent, in a much cut version in 1929 as Sartoris.

I'm not sure how reading them both makes one more of a completist. I haven't yet read either, but it might be interesting to see how they differ.


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Elizabeth (Alaska) | 56 comments I also have Three Famous Short Novels: Spotted Horses / Old Man / The Bear. Spotted Horses and The Bear are mentioned above among his stories. I don't see Old Man on any list here. However, on the copyright page:

Spotted Horses appears in The Hamlet
Old Man appears in The Wild Palms; and
The Bear appears in Go Down, Moses.


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Noah Riggs (Noahriggs) | 1 comments Does anyone know where I can read Music -Seeeter than the Angels Sing? It’s the one missing piece between New Orleans Sketches and Collected Stories which I can’t seem to find anywhere.


Elizabeth (Alaska) | 56 comments Noah wrote: "Does anyone know where I can read Music -Seeeter than the Angels Sing? It’s the one missing piece between New Orleans Sketches and Collected Stories which I can’t seem to find anywhere."

A google search says it was originally published in The University of Missouri Freshman Theme Review 1928. I'm still searching to see if that has been scanned an online somewhere.


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