William Faulkner

The Unvanquished

1938 (First published)

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Author
William Faulkner
Date
1938 First published
Publication Location USA
Genre
Language English
Notes The Unvanquished is a 1938 novel by the American author William Faulkner, set in Yoknapatawpha County. It tells the story of the Sartoris family, who first appeared in the novel Sartoris (or Flags in the Dust). The Unvanquished takes place before that story, and is set during the American Civil War.

Although The Unvanquished was first published as a whole in 1938, it consists of seven short stories, which with the exception of one, were originally published separately.

• "Ambuscade" - first published in The Saturday Evening Post, September 29, 1934
• "Retreat" - first published in The Saturday Evening Post, October 13, 1934
• "Raid" - first published in The Saturday Evening Post, November 3, 1934
• "Riposte in Tertio" - first published under the title "The Unvanquished" in The Saturday Evening Post, November 14, 1936
• "Vendée" - first published in The Saturday Evening Post, December 5, 1936
• "Skirmish at Sartoris" - first published under the title "Drusilla" in Scribner's, April 1935
• "An Odor of Verbena" - previously unpublished

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