By Jay Parini

Covers 1000s 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 each one quantity and supply historic heritage. each one complement covers nearly 20 extra authors.

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Jane Beal is a visiting assistant professor of English at Wheaton College in Illinois. She earned her doctorate from the University of California, Davis in English Literature with specializations in medieval literature, classical mythology, and the literature of the Bible. Her publications frequently concern the life, works, and reception of John Trevisa, a fourteenthcentury translator. Her most recent article, “Why Authority: Trevisa, Translation, and the Audience of the English Polychronicon,” appears in the Medieval Authorship, ed.

H. S. stock exchange begins world economic crisis Robert Bridges’s The Testament of Beauty William Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury Robert Graves’s Goodbye to All That Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms Ernst Junger’s The Storm of Steel Hugo von Hoffmansthal’s Poems Henry Moore’s Reclining Figure J. B. Priestley’s The Good Companions Erich Maria Remarque’s All Quiet on the Western Front Shaw’s The Applecart R. C. Sheriff’s Journey’s End Edith Sitwell’s Gold Coast Customs Thomas Wolfe’s Look Homeward, Angel Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own Yeats’s The Winding Stair Second surrealist manifesto; Salvador Dali joins the surrealists Epstein’s Night and Day Mondrian’s Composition with Yellow Blue xxxvii 1930 1931 Death of Flora Annie Steel Allied occupation of the Rhineland ends Mohandas Gandhi opens civil disobedience campaign in India The Daily Worker, journal of the British Communist party, begins publishing J.

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