British Writers: Supplement XI(British Writers Supplements) by Jay Parini

By Jay Parini

Covers countless numbers of writers who've made contributions to British, Irish and Commonwealth literature from the 14th century to the current day. Introductory essays and chronological tables open every one quantity and supply old historical past. each one complement covers nearly 20 extra authors.

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Fessenden transmits speech by wireless First Zeppelin trial flight Max Planck presents his first paper on the quantum theory Conrad’s Lord Jim Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius Sigmund Freud’s The Interpretation of Dreams V. S. Pritchett born William Butler Yeats’s The Shadowy Waters Reign of King Edward VII William McKinley assassinated; Theodore Roosevelt succeeds to the presidency First transatlantic wireless telegraph signal transmitted Chekhov’s Three Sisters Freud’s Psychopathology of Everyday Life Rudyard Kipling’s Kim Thomas Mann’s Buddenbrooks Potter’s The Tale of Peter Rabbit Shaw’s Captain Brassbound’s Conversion August Strindberg’s The Dance of Death Barrie’s The Admirable Crichton Arnold Bennett’s Anna of the Five Towns Cézanne’s Le Lac D’Annecy Conrad’s Heart of Darkness Henry James’s The Wings of the Dove William James’s The Varieties of Religious Experience Kipling’s Just So Stories Maugham’s Mrs.

C. BITTENBENDER. C. , is an associate professor at Eastern University in St. Davids, Pennsylvania where he teaches 20th century British literature. He specializes in modern Scottish and Irish literature and has published articles on Robert Burns, Alasdair Gray, and James Kelman. His other areas of academic interest include Bakhtinian theory and censorship studies. Robert Crawford E. M. K NOTTENBELT . Assistant–professor of English at the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands. She has published numerous essays on modern and contemporary authors (among them, Ford Madox Ford, Eliot, Beckett) and a book on Geoffrey Hill (1990).

H. Lawrence’s Sons and Lovers Mann’s Death in Venice Proust’s Du Côté de chez Swann (first volume of À la recherche du temps perdu, 1913–1922) Barbara Pym born Ravel’s Daphnis and Chloé The Panama Canal opens (formal dedication on 12 July 1920) Irish Home Rule Bill passed in the House of Commons Archduke Franz Ferdinand assassinated at Sarajevo World War I begins Battles of the Marne, Masurian Lakes, and Falkland Islands Joyce’s Dubliners Norman Nicholson born Shaw’s Pygmalion and Androcles and the Lion Yeats’s Responsibilities Wyndham Lewis publishes Blast magazine and The Vorticist Manifesto C.

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