British Writers Retrospective: Supplement 2 by Jay Parini

By Jay Parini

Twenty-two of the main studied and most well-liked writers in British literature are reexamined during this moment retrospective complement to the" British Writers Series." Authors lined comprise Jane Austen, Chaucer, Dickens, T. S. Eliot, Tom Stoppard, Oscar Wilde and others.

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G. Wodehouse born Rutherford B. ) Edward Thomas born 1879 Somerville College and Lady Margaret Hall opened at Oxford for women The London telephone exchange built Ibsen's A Doll House Births of James Joyce and Virginia Woolf Deaths of Anthony Trollope and Christina Rossetti Uprising of the Mahdi: Britain evacuates the Sudan Royal College of Music opens Meredith's The Egoist T. H. Green's Ethics E. M. Forster born Ralph Iron's (Olive Schreiner) The Story of an African Farm Nietzsche's Thus Spake Zarathustra (to 1885) Stevenson's Treasure Island Gladstone's Midlothian campaign (1879-1880) Robert Browning's Dramatic Idyls 1880 1883 Gladstone's second term as prime minister (1880-1885) James A.

Auden's Nones Beckett's Molloy and Malone Dies Benjamin Britten's Billy Budd Camilo Jose Cela's La Colmena Greene's The End of the Affair Langston Hughes's Montage of a Dream Deferred Akira Kurosawa's Rashomon Wyndham Lewis's Rotting Hill Anthony Powell's A Question of Upbringing (first volume of A Dance to the Music of Time, 1951-1975) J. D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye Gary's A Fearful Joy Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman lv CHRONOLOGY 1952 David Smith's Hudson River Landscape C. P. Snow's The Masters James Baldwin's Go Tell It on the Mountain Beckett's Watt Igor Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress Joyce Gary's Except the Lord Reign of Elizabeth II Robert Graves's Poems 1953 At Eniwetok Atoll the United States detonates the first hydrogen bomb The European Coal and Steel Community comes into being Radiocarbon dating introduced to archaeology Michael Ventris deciphers Linear B script Dwight D.

Murnau's Sunrise Proust's Le Temps retrouve posthumously published Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex William Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury Robert Graves 's Goodbye to All That Virginia Woolf s To the Lighthouse 1928 The Labour party wins British general The Kellogg-Briand Pact, outlawing war and providing for peaceful settlement of disputes, signed in Paris by sixty-two nations, including the Soviet Union Herbert Hoover elected president of the United States Women's suffrage granted at age twenty-one in Britain Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's The Three-Penny Opera Eisenstein's October Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms Ernst lunger's The Storm of Steel Hugo von Hoffmansthal's Poems Henry Moore's Reclining Figure Georgia O'Keeffe's Black Cross, New Mexico J.

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