William Faulkner

William Faulkner

William Cuthbert Faulkner (September 25, 1897 – July 6, 1962) was an American novelist and short story writer. Winner of the 1949 Nobel Prize for Literature, his most famous works include The Sound and the Fury, As I Lay Dying, and Light in August.1

Works

Novels

  • Soldiers’ Pay (1926)
  • Mosquitoes (1927)
  • Sartoris (1929)
  • The Sound and the Fury (1929)
  • As I Lay Dying (1930)
  • Sanctuary (1931)
  • Light in August (1932)
  • Pylon (1935)
  • Absalom, Absalom! (1936)
  • The Unvanquished (1938)
  • If I Forget Thee, Jerusalem (1939)
  • The Hamlet (1940)
  • Go Down, Moses (1942)
  • Intruder in the Dust (1948)
  • Requiem for a Nun (1951)
  • A Fable (1954)
  • The Town (1957)
  • The Mansion (1959)
  • The Reivers (1962)
  • Flags in the Dust (1973)

Plays

  • Marionettes (1921)

Poetry

  • Vision in Spring (1921)
  • The Marble Faun and A Green Bough (1924)
  • Helen, a Courtship and Mississippi Poems (1981)

Story collections

  • These 13 (1931)
  • Knight’s Gambit (1949)
  • Collected Stories (1950)

Screenplays

  • Flesh (1932)
  • Today We Live (1933)
  • The Road to Glory (1936)
  • Submarine Patrol (1938)
  • To Have and Have Not (1944)
  • The Big Sleep (1945)

Children’s books

  • The Wishing Tree (1927)

See also

External Links

References

1. “William Faulkner.” Encyclopedia Britannica. Accessed July 27, 2020.

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