William Faulkner: The Unvanquished (5177 words)

Thomas Dasher (Berry College)
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Composition and Publishing History

The Unvanquished was Faulkner’s tenth novel, the seventh set in Yoknapatawpha County, published on 15 February 1938. Six of the seven chapters had previously been published as short stories: “Ambuscade” on 29 September 1934 in The Saturday Evening Post, “Retreat” on 13 October 1934 in the Post, “Raid” on 3 November 1934 in the Post, “The Unvanquished” (retitled “Riposte in Tertio” in the novel) on 14 November 1936 in the Post, “Vendée” on 5 December 1936 in the Post, and “Skirmish at Sartoris” (originally titled “Drusilla&…

Citation: Dasher, Thomas. "The Unvanquished". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 29 August 2020 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/sworks.php?rec=true&UID=8032, accessed 23 June 2021.]

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