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By Jay Parini

This complement displays the latest scholarship on probably the most vital figures featured within the unique "British Writers" set. Twenty fresh articles, all written by way of students, offer a clean examine writers corresponding to Chaucer, William Blake, Charles Dickens, James Joyce, W. B. Yeats, T. S. Eliot, Joseph Conrad etc.

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Hyde (Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee IRupert Brooke born iAnton Bruckner's Te Deum Haggard's Allan Quatermain and She Hardy's The Woodlanders Giuseppe Verdi's Othello IBenjamin Harrison elected president of the United States IHenry James's The Aspern Papers ] Kipling's Plain Tales from the Hills IRimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade IBirths of T. E. Lawrence and T. S. R. Tolkien IBirth of Rebecca West IDeath of Alfred, Lord Tennyson (George Moore's Modern Painting i i ( XXXV 1894 1895 ca. 1985 1896 1897 Wilde's A Woman of No Importance and Salome Louis Sullivan's Transportation Building at World's Columbian Exhibition in Chicago Kipling's The Jungle Book George Moore's Esther Waters Marx's Das Kapital (vol.

Britling Sees It Through United States enters World War I Czar Nicholas II abdicates The Balfour Declaration on a Jewish national home in Palestine The Bolshevik Revolution Georges Clemenceau elected prime minister of France Lenin appointed chief commissar; Trotsky appointed minister of foreign affairs Conrad's The Shadow-Line Douglas' South Wind Eliot's Prufrock and Other Observations Modigliani's Nude with Necklace Sassoon's The Old Huntsman Prokofiev's Classical Symphony Yeats's The Wild Swans at Coole Death of Edward Thomas; Poems published posthumously Wilson puts forward Fourteen Points for World Peace Central Powers and Russia sign the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk CHRONOLOGY 1919 1920 Execution of Czar Nicholas II and his family Kaiser Wilhelm II abdicates The Armistice signed Women granted the vote at age thirty in Britain Rupert Brooke's Collected Poems (posthumously) Gerard Manley Hopkins's Poems (posthumously) Joyce's Exiles Lewis's Tarr Sassoon's Counter-Attack Oswald Spengler's The Decline of the West Strachey's Eminent Victorians Bela Bartok's Bluebeard's Castle Charlie Chaplin's Shoulder Arms The Versailles Peace Treaty signed J.

W. Dunne's An Experiment with Time Freud's Autobiography translated into English Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion House Albert Giacometti's Observing Head Ernest Hemingway's Men Without Women Fritz Lang's Metropolis Wyndham Lewis's Time and Western Man F. W. Murnau's Sunrise Proust's Le Temps retrouve posthumously published Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse 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 Huxley's Point Counter Point Christopher Isherwood's All the Conspirators 1929 xlii D.

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