British Writers: Supplement 10 by Ian Scott Kilvert

By Ian Scott Kilvert

The "Scribner Writers sequence has set the traditional for literary reference for greater than 25 years. as well as addressing the lives and careers of vital writers, the articles talk about the topics and a types of significant works and position them in pertinent old, social and political matters for modern readers. Novelists, playwrights, essayists, poets, brief tale writers, and extra lately, style writers in technology fiction and secret, are all expertly mentioned within the greater than 17 units comprising this sequence. to determine listings of writers for any quantity during this part, visit the "Scribner Writers sequence part on-line at www.gale.com/scribners. one of the authors lined within the "Supplement are Robert Herrick, Alan Hollinghurst, Jan Morris, Joe Orton, Dennis Potter, Vikram Seth and Jan Stall beneficial.

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P. Snow’s The Masters Igor Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress Reign of Elizabeth II 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 1953 1954 xliv Dwight D. Eisenhower elected president of the United States Beckett’s Waiting for Godot Charles Chaplin’s Limelight Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea Arthur Koestler’s Arrow in the Blue F.

Da C. Andrade’s The Structure of the Atom Brendan Behan born Bennett’s Riceyman Steps Churchill’s The World Crisis (1923– 1927) J. E. Flecker’s Hassan produced Nadine Gordimer born Paul Klee’s Magic Theatre Lawrence’s Kangaroo Rainer Maria Rilke’s Duino Elegies and Sonnets to Orpheus Sibelius’ Sixth Symphony Picasso’s Seated Woman William Walton’s Façade Ramsay MacDonald forms first Labour government, loses general election, and is succeeded by Stanley Baldwin Calvin Coolidge elected president of the United States CHRONOLOGY 1925 1926 1927 Noël Coward’s The Vortex Forster’s A Passage to India Mann’s The Magic Mountain Shaw’s St.

H. S. stock exchange begins world economic crisis Robert Bridges’s The Testament of Beauty CHRONOLOGY 1930 1931 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 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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