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William Faulkner

William Faulkner was born in New Albany, Mississippi, on September 25, 1897. His family was rooted in local history: his great-grandfather, a Confederate colonel and state politician, was assassinated by a former partner in 1889, and his grandfather was a wealth lawyer who owned a railroad. When Faulkner was five his parents moved to Oxford, Mississippi, where he received a desultory education in local schools, dropping out of high school in 1915. Rejected for pilot training in the U.S. Army, he passed himself off as British and joined the Canadian Royal Air Force in 1918, but the war ended before he... Read More

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THREE FAMOUS SHORT NOVELS
Written by William Faulkner
Vintage | Trade Paperback | September 2011
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-94675-1 (0-307-94675-4)

“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.” —William Faulkner
 
These short works offer three different approaches to Faulkner, each representative of his work as a whole. Spotted Horses is a hilarious account of a horse auction, and pits the “cold practicality” of women... Read more






The Town
Written by William Faulkner
Vintage | Trade Paperback | November 2011
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-94681-2 (0-307-94681-9)

This is the second volume of Faulkner’s trilogy about the Snopes family, his symbol for the grasping, destructive element in the post-bellum South. Like its predecessor, The Hamlet, and its successor, The Mansion, The Town is completely self-contained, but it gains resonance from being read with the other two. The story...

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The Uncollected Stories of William Faulkner
Written by William Faulkner
Vintage | Trade Paperback | September 1997
$20.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-70109-2 (0-375-70109-5)

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The Unvanquished
Written by William Faulkner
Vintage | Trade Paperback | October 1991
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-73652-3 (0-679-73652-2)

Set in Mississippi during the Civil War and Reconstruction, THE UNVANQUISHED focuses on the Sartoris family, who, with their code of personal responsibility and courage, stand for the best of the Old South's traditions. Read more






The Wild Palms
Written by William Faulkner
Vintage | Trade Paperback | October 1995
$15.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-74193-0 (0-679-74193-3)

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