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Resource Guide:
William Faulkner

Sample Call Numbers

Topic Call Number
William FaulknerPS 3511
Individual authors 1900-1960PS 3500-3549
American Literature 20th centuryPS 221-228
Prose fictionPS 370-380
Collections of American Literature SouthPS 551-559

Sample Subject Headings

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  • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962
  • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 Correspondence
  • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 - Political and social views
  • Nobel Prize winners - fiction
  • Trueblood, Ernest, V.
  • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962--Criticism and interpretation
  • Yoknapatawpha County (Imaginary place)
  • Modernism (Literature)--20th century--History and criticism
  • Stream of consciousness fiction

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

Title Call Number
Becoming Faulkner : the art and life of William FaulknerPS 3511 .A86 Z98548 2009
A reader's guide to William Faulkner : the short storiesPS 3511 .A86 Z9835
William Faulkner : six decades of criticismPS 3511 .A86 Z9856955
Faulkner's questioning narratives : fiction of his major phase, 1929-42PS 3511 .M668 F273
My brother BillPS 3511 .A86 Z783
American gothic new interventions in a national narrativee-Book
William Faulkner and southern historyPS 3511 .A86 Z98574
Faulkner and womenPS 3511 .A86 Z783
The triumph of the novel : Dickens, Dostoevsky, FaulknerPN 3491 .G8
Faulkner's heroic design : the Yoknapatawpha novelsPS 3511 .A86 Z877

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

  • Faulkner Journal
  • Faulkner Newletter and Yoknapatawpha Review
  • Southern Literary Journal
  • Southern Quarterly
  • South Atlantic Bulletin
  • South Atlantic Quarterly
  • Mississippi Quarterly
  • American Literature
  • Modern Fiction Studies

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