The Wishing Tree Resources & Further Study

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Blotner, Joseph. Faulkner: A Biography.

New York: Random House, 1974. The most complete biography of Faulkner, containing an account of the composition of The Wishing Tree.

Ditsky, John. "William Faulkner's The Wishing Tree: Maturity's First Draft."

The Lion and The Unicorn (Spring 1978): 56-64. One of the fullest treatments of the subject, focusing on the work as children's literature.

Gidley, Mark. "Faulkner and Children."

Signal (September 1970): 91-102. A study focused on The Wishing Tree by a prominent Faulkner scholar.

Karl, Frederick R. William Faulkner: American Writer. New York: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1989. This biography explores the autobiographical elements in Faulkner's novels and stories; includes a bibliography, chronology, and index.

Wells, Dean Faulkner. The Ghosts of Rowan: William Faulkner's Ghost Oak Stories for Children. Oxford: Yoknapatawpha Press, 1980. Ghost stories that Faulkner told to children, recounted by his niece.

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
The Wishing Tree from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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