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By Jay Parini

ISBN-10: 068431228X

ISBN-13: 9780684312286

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

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Grant elected president of the United States Christopher L. Sholes patents the typewriter Robert Browning's The Ring and the Book (1868-1869) Collins' s The Moonstone John Bigelow publishes complete version of Franklin's The Autobiography The Suez Canal opened Girton College, Cambridge, founded 1873 Arnold's Literature and Dogma Mill's Autobiography Pater's Studies in the History of the Renaissance Rimbaud's Une Saison en enfer Trollope's The Eustace Diamonds 1874 Disraeli becomes prime minister Cezanne's A Modern Olympia (completed) Hardy's Far from the Madding Crowd 1875 James Thomson's The City of Dreadful Night Britain buys Suez Canal shares Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No.

S. Grossman's The God That Failed T. S. Eliot's The Cocktail Party Pan-European movement (1948-1958) begins with the formation of the permanent Organization for European Economic Cooperation (OEEC) Berlin airlift begins as the Soviet Union halts road and rail traffic to the city British mandate in Palestine ends; Israeli provisional government formed Yugoslavia expelled from Soviet bloc Fry's Venus Observed Doris Lessing's The Grass Is Singing C. S. Lewis' The Chronicles ofNarnia (1950-1956) Wyndham Lewis's Rude Assignment Columbia Records introduces the longplaying record Truman elected of the United States for second term John Cage's Sonatas and Interludes George Orwell's Shooting an Elephant Carol Reed's The Third Man Isaac Bashevis Singer's The Family Moskat Dylan Thomas's Twenty-six Poems Greene's The Heart of the Matter Huxley's Ape and Essence Leavis's The Great Tradition ca.

On psychoanalysis Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes opens in Paris Galsworthy's Strife Malcolm Lowry born Shaw's John Bull's Other Island and Major Barbara Synge's The Playboy of the Western World Trevelyan's Garibaldi's Defence of the Roman Republic Herbert Asquith becomes prime minister David Lloyd George becomes chancellor of the exchequer William Howard Taft elected president of the United States The Young Turks seize power in Istanbul Henry Ford's Model T car produced Claude Monet's Water Lilies Stephen Spender born Trevelyan's Garibaldi and the Thousand Wells' s Tono-Bungay first published (book form, 1909) Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House, Chicago Eudora Welty born 1910-1936 1910 Reign of King George V The Liberals win the British general election Marie Curie's Treatise on Radiography Arthur Evans excavates Knossos Bennett's The Old Wives' Tale Edouard Manet and the first postimpressionist exhibition in London Filippo Marinetti publishes "Manifesto of the Futurist Painters" Norman Angell's The Great Illusion Pierre Bonnard's Nude Against the Light Georges Braque's House at L'Estaque Chesterton's The Man Who Was Thursday Jacob Epstein's Figures erected in London Forster's A Room with a View Bennett's Clayhanger Forster's Howards End Galsworthy's Justice and The Silver Box Kipling's Rewards and Fairies Anatole France's L'lle des Pingouins Henri Matisse's Bonheur de Vivre Rimsky-Korsakov's Le Coq d'or Henri Rousseau's The Jungle Bertrand Russell's and Alfred North Whitehead's Principia Mathematica Stravinsky's The Firebird Elgar's First Symphony Ford Madox Ford founds the English Review Alexander Scriabin completes Le poeme de I'extase Vaughan Williams 's A Sea Symphony Wells' s The History of Mr.

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