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William Faulkner

Author (25-Sep-1897 — 6-Jul-1962)


Ted Atkinson. Faulkner and the Great Depression: Aesthetics, Ideology, and Cultural Politics. University of Georgia Press. 2005.

Margaret Donovan Bauer. William Faulkner's Legacy: "What Shadow, What Stain, What Mark". University Press of Florida. 2005. 255pp.

George C. Bedell. Kierkegaard and Faulkner: Modalities of Existence. Louisiana State University Press. 1972. 261pp.

Andre Bleikasten. The Ink of Melancholy: Faulkner's Novels, from the Sound and the Fury to Light in August. Indiana University Press. 1990. 420pp.

Joseph Blotner. Faulkner: A Biography. New York: Random House. 1974.

Ineke Bockting. Character and Personality in the Novels of William Faulkner; A Study in Psychostylistics. University Press of America. 1995.

Francis J. Bosha. Faulkner's "Soldiers' Pay": A Bibliographical Study. Whitston Publishing Company. 1982. 541pp.

Richard H. Brodhead. Faulkner: New Perspectives. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall. 1983. 217pp.

Louis Daniel Brodsky; Robert W. Hamblin. Faulkner: A Comprehensive Guide to the Brodsky Collection. University Press of Mississippi. 1982-85. (4 vols.)

Timothy P. Caron. Struggles over the Word: Race and Religion in O'Connor, Faulkner, Hurston and Wright. Mercer University Press. 2000. 162pp.

Henry Claridge (editor). William Faulkner: Critical Assessments. Robertsbridge, East Sussex, England: Helm Information. 1999. (4 vols.) 703pp. + 448pp. + 779pp. + 702pp.

Thomas Edmund Connolly. Faulkner's World: A Directory of His People and Synopses of Actions in His Published Works. Rowman & Littlefield. 1988. 634pp.

Leland H. Cox. William Faulkner: Biographical and Reference Guide. Detroit, MI: Gale Research. 1982. 308pp.

Tom Dardis. Some Time in the Sun: The Hollywood Years of Fitzgerald, Faulkner, Nathanael West, Aldous Huxley, and James Agee. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1976. 244pp.

Erik Dussere. Balancing the Books: Faulkner, Morrison and the Economies of Slavery. Routledge/Taylor & Francis. 2003. 176pp.

John N. Duvall. Faulkner and Postmodernism. University Press of Mississippi. 2002. 203pp.

A. Nicholas Fargnoli; Michael Golay. William Faulkner A to Z: The Essential Reference to His Life and Work. New York: Facts on File. 2001. 352pp.

William Faulkner. Thinking of Home: William Faulkner's Letters to His Mother and Father: 1918-1925. New York and London: W. W. Norton. 1992. 253pp.

William Faulkner. Selected Letters of William Faulkner. New York: Random House. 1977. 488pp.

James Ferguson. Faulkner's Short Fiction. University of Tennessee Press. 1991. 238pp.

Doreen Fowler; Ann J. Abadie (editors). Faulkner and Race. University of Mississippi Press. 1988.

Maxwell Geismar. Writers in Crisis: The American Novel, 1925-1940: Ring Lardner, Ernest Hemingway, John Dos Passos, William Faulkner, Thomas Wolfe, John Steinbeck. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 1960. 308pp.

Stephen W. Hahn. Teaching Faulkner: Approaches and Methods. Greenwood Publishing Group. 2000.

Robert W. Hamblin; Charles A. Peek (editors). A William Faulkner Encyclopedia. Greenwood Press. 1999. 504pp.

James C. Hinkle. Reading Faulkner: The Unvanquished: Glossary and Commentary. University Press of Mississippi. 1995. 230pp.

Frederick J. Hoffman; Olga W. Vickery (editors). William Faulkner: Two Decades of Criticism. Michigan State College Press. 1951.

C. Hugh Holman. Three Modes of Modern Southern Fiction: Ellen Glasgow, William Faulkner, Thomas Wolfe. University of Georgia Press. 1966. 95pp.

Irving Howe. William Faulkner: A Critical Study. New York: Random House. 1952. 203pp.

M. Thomas Inge (editor). William Faulkner: The Contemporary Reviews. Cambridge University Press. 1995. 602pp.

Lee Jenkins. Faulkner and Black-White Relations: A Psychoanalytic Approach. Columbia University Press. 1981. 301pp.

Frederick R. Karl. William Faulkner: American Writer. New York: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 1989. 1131pp.

Carol A. Kolmerten; Stephen M. Ross; Judith Bryant Wittenberg (editors). Unflinching Gaze: Morrison and Faulkner Re-Envisioned. University Press of Mississippi. 1997. 248pp.

Jeff Koloze. An Ethical Analysis of the Portrayal of Abortion in American Fiction: Dreiser, Hemingway, Faulkner, Dos Passos, Brautigan, and Irving. Edwin Mellen Press. 2006. 375pp.

Barbara Ladd. Nationalism and the Color Line in George W. Cable, Mark Twain, and William Faulkner. Louisiana State University Press. 1996. 232pp.

Christopher A. Lalonde. William Faulkner and the Rites of Passage. Mercer University Press. 1996.

Peter Lurie. Vision's Immanence: Faulkner, Film, and the Popular Imagination. Johns Hopkins University Press. 2004. 256pp.

Linton Reynolds Massey. Man Collecting: Manuscripts and Printed Works of William Faulkner in the University of Virginia Library. University of Virginia Library. 1975. 143pp.

John T. Matthews. The Play of Faulkner's Language. Cornell University Press. 1982. 278pp.

Patricia McKee. Producing American Races: Henry James, William Faulkner, Toni Morrison. Duke University Press. 1999. 240pp.

Dana Medoro. The Bleeding of America: Menstruation as Symbolic Economy in Pynchon, Faulkner, and Morrison. Greenwood Press. 2002. 184pp.

Gail L. Mortimer. Faulkner's Rhetoric of Loss: A Study of Perception and Meaning. University of Texas Press. 1983. 153pp.

Thomas Nordanberg. Cataclysm as Catalyst: The Theme of War in William Faulkner's Fiction. Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis. 1983. 176pp.

Helen Oakley. The Recontextualization of William Faulkner in Latin American Fiction and Culture. Edwin Mellen Press. 2002. 236pp.

Stephen B. Oates. William Faulkner: The Man and the Artist: A Biography. New York: Harper & Row. 1987. 363pp.

Sally R. Page. Faulkner's Women: Characterization and Meaning. Deland, FL: Everett / Edwards Inc.. 1972.

Jay Parini. One Matchless Time: A Life of William Faulkner. Harper Collins. 2005. 492pp.

Charles D. Peavy. Go Slow Now: Faulkner and the Race Question. University of Oregon Books. 1971. 105pp.

Charles A. Peek. A Companion to Faulkner Studies. Greenwood Publishing Group. 2004.

Carl Petersen. Each in Its Ordered Place: A Faulkner Collector's Notebook. Woodstock, NY: Ardis. 1975.

Carolyn Porter. William Faulkner. Oxford University Press. 2007. 199pp.

Max Putzel. Genius of Place: William Faulkner's Triumphant Beginnings. Louisiana State University Press. 1985.

Kenneth E. Richardson. Force and Faith in the Novels of William Faulkner. The Hague: Mouton & Company. 1967. 187pp.

R. Rio-Jelliffe. Obscurity's Myriad Components: The Theory and Practice of William Faulkner. Bucknell University Press. 2001. 201pp.

Richard Rodden. Fictions of Labor: William Faulkner and the South's Long Revolution. Cambridge University Press. 1997. 288pp.

Stephen M. Ross. Reading Faulkner: The Sound and the Fury. University Press of Mississippi. 1996.

Daniel J. Singal. William Faulkner: The Making of a Modernist. University of North Carolina Press. 1997. 357pp.

Gary L. Stonum. Faulkner's Career: An Internal Literary History. Cornell University Press. 1979. 207pp.

Eric J. Sundquist. Faulkner: The House Divided. Johns Hopkins University Press. 1982. 200pp.

Mizuho Terasawa. Rape of the Nation and the Hymen Fantasy: Japan's Modernity, the American South, and Faulkner. University Press of America. 2003. 230pp.

Joseph R. Urgo. Faulkner and His Contemporaries. University Press of Mississippi. 2004.

Irene Visser. Compassion in Faulkner's Fiction. Edwin Mellen Press. 1996. 412pp.

Floyd C. Watkins. Flesh and the Word: Eliot, Hemingway, Faulkner. Vanderbilt University Press. 1971. 282pp.

Philip M. Weinstein. Faulkner's Subject: A Cosmos No One Owns. Cambridge University Press. 1992. 200pp.

Phillip M. Weinstein. What Else but Love? The Ordeal of Race in Faulkner and Morrison. Columbia University Press. 1996. 237pp.

Meta Carpenter Wilde; with Orin Borsten. A Loving Gentleman: The Love Story of William Faulkner and Meta Carpenter. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1976.

David Williams. Faulkner's Women: The Myth and the Muse. University of Toronto Press. 1977. 268pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  6. Wikipedia [link]

  7. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  8. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  9. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.456)

  10. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.358)

  11. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.219)

  12. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.215)

  13. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.503)

  14. Webster's American Biographies (p.334)

  15. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.87)

  16. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.83)

  17. Twentieth Century Authors (p.438)

  18. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.242)

  19. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.342)

  20. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.175)

  21. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.2, p.77)

  22. Obituaries from the Times 1961-1970 (p.262)

  23. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.5)

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