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John Galsworthy

1867–1933
Plays, novels, stories, poetry, essays, criticism
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The Forsyte Saga (1906–1921)

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The Man of Property (1906)

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John Galsworthy

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First appearance of works in book form

1897

From the Four Winds Stories

1898

Jocelyn Novel

1900

Villa Rubein Five stories

First book appearance of "Villa Rubein", "A Man of Devon", "A Knight", "Salvation of a Forsyte", "The Silence"

1901

A Man of Devon Stories

1904

The Island Pharisees Novel

1906

The Silver Box Play

The Man of Property Novel

1907

The Country House Novel

1908

A Commentary Twenty stories/sketches

First book appearance of "A Commentary", "The Lost Dog", "Demos", "Old Age", "The Careful Man", "Fear", "Fashion", "Sport", "Money", "Progress", "Holiday", "Facts", "Power", "The House of Silence", "Order", "The Mother", "Comnfort", "A Child", "Justice", "Hope"

1909

Fraternity Novel

A Justification of the Censorship of Plays Essay

Strife Play

Joy Play

1910

Justice: A Tragedy in Four Acts Play

A Motley Twenty-eight stories

First book appearance of "A Portrait", "A Fisher of Men", "The Prisoner", "Courage", "The Meeting", "The Pack", "Compensation", "Joy of Life", "Bel Colore", "A Pilgrimage", "The Kings", "Apotheosis", "the Workers", "A Miller of Dee", "A Parting", "a Beast of Burden", "The Lime Tree", "The Neighbours", "The Runagates", "A Reversion to Type", "A Woman", "The 'Codger'", "For Ever", "The Consummation", "The Choice", "the Japanese Quince", "Once More", "Delight"

The Spirit of Punishment Play

Horses in Mines Pamphlet

1911

The Patrician Novel

The Little Dream: An Allegory in Six Scenes Play

1912

The Pigeon: A Fantasy in Three Acts. Play

The Eldest Son: A Domestic Drama in Three Acts Play

Quality Play

Moods, Songs, and Doggerels Fifty-eight poems

For Love of Beasts Story

The Inn of Tranquillity Essays

1913

The Dark Flower Novel

The Fugitive: A Play in Four Acts Play

1914

The Mob: A Play in Four Acts Play

Some Slings and Arrows ed. Elsie E. Morton

1915

The Freelands Novel

The Little Man, and Other Satires Two plays and nineteen stories/sketches

First book appearance of plays "The Little Man", "Hall-marked"; stories "The Voice of —", "The Dead Man", "Why Not?", "Hey-Day", "The Writer", "The Critic", "The Plain Man", "The Superlative", "The Preceptor", "The Artist", "The Housewife", "The Latest Thing", "The Perfect One", "The Competitor", "Abracadabra", "Hathor" A Memory", "Sekhet: A Dream", "A Simple Tale", "Ultima Thule"

A Bit o' Love: A Play in Three Acts Play

1916

A Sheaf Stories, essays, poems

1917

Beyond Novel

1918

Five Short Tales Five stories

First book appearance of "The First and Last", "A Stoic", "The Apple Tree", "The Juryman", "Indian Summer of a Forsyte"

1919

The Burning Spear: Being the Experiences of Mr. John Lavender in Time of War Novel

Saint's Progress Novel

The First and the Last Play

Addresses in America Seven lectures

1920

The Foundations: An Extravagant Play in Three Acts Play

The Skin Game: A Tragi-comedy in Three Acts Play

In Chancery Novel

1921

To Let Novel

Six Short Plays Six plays

First book appearance of "The First and The Last", "Defeat", "The Sun", "Punch and Go"

1922

The Forsyte Saga Novel trilogy plus two interludes

A Family Man: In Three Acts Play

Loyalties: A Drama in Three Acts Play

Windows: A Comedy in Three Acts for Idealists and Others Play

1923

Captures Sixteen stories

First book appearance of "Captures", "The Man Who Kept His Form", "A Hedonist", "Timber", "Santa Lucia", "Blackmail", "The Broken Foot", "Stroke of Lightning", "Virtue", "Conscience", "Salta Pro Nobis", "Philanthropist", "A Long-Ago Affair", "Acme", "Late—299", "Had a Horse"

1924

Abracadabra and Other Satires Plays, essays and stories

The Forest: A Drama in Four Acts Play

Old English: A Play in Three Acts Play

1925

Caravan: The Assembled Tales of John Galsworthy Stories

The Show: A Drama in Three Acts Play

1926

Escape: An Episodic Play in a Prologue and Two Parts Play

Verses New and Old Poetry

The Silver Spoon Novel

1927

Castles in Spain and Other Screeds Play

Two Forsyte Interludes Two stories

"A Silent Wooing", "Passers By"

1928

Swan Song Novel

A Modern Comedy Novel trilogy plus two interludes

1929

Exiled Play

The Roof Play

Four Forsyte Stories Fours stories

"A Sad Affair", "Dog at Timothy's" "The Hondekoeter", "Midsummer Madness"

1930

Two Essays on Conrad Essays

Soames and the Flag Novella

On Forsyte 'Change Stories

1931

The Creation of Character in Literature Lecture

Maid in Waiting Novel

1932

Forty Poems Poems

Flowering Wilderness Novel

1933

One More River Novel

Autobiographical Letters of Galsworthy: A Correspondence with Frank Harris, Letters

1934

Collected Poems Poems

1935

The Life and Letters of John Galsworthy Biography and letters, by H.V. Marrot

The Winter Garden: Four Dramatic Pieces Plays

Forsytes, Pendyces, and Others Stories and criticism

Selected Short Stories Stories

End of the Chapter Novel trilogy

1937

Glimpses and Reflections Letters, essays and criticism

1968

Galsworthy's Letters to Leon Lion Letters

1970

Letters from John Galsworthy 1900–1932 Letters

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