BRITISH WRITERS - Supplement I, Edition: 1ST by Ian Scott-Kilvert

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Housman, Rudyard Kipling, G. K. Chesterton, Maxim Gorky, and Luigi Pirandello 1937 Trial of Karl Radek and other Soviet leaders Neville Chamberlain succeeds Stanley Baldwin as prime minister China and Japan at war Frank Whittle designs jet engine Picasso's Guernica Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony Magritte's La reproduction interdite Hemingway's To Have and Have Not Malraux's L 'Espoir Orwell's The Road to Wigan Pier Priestley's Time and the Conways Woolf's The Years Deaths of J. M. Barrie, Ivor Gurney, Ramsay Macdonald, Ernest Rutherford, and Maurice Ravel Tom Stoppard born 1938 Trial of Nikolai Bukharin and other Soviet political leaders Austria occupied by German troops and declared part of the Reich Hitler states his determination to annex Sudetenland from Czechoslovakia Britain, France, Germany, and Italy sign the Munich agreement German troops occupy Sudetenland Edward Hulton founds Picture Post Beckett's Murphy Cyril Connolly's Enemies of Promise Durrell's The Black Book Faulkner's The Unvanquished Graham Greene's Brighton Rock Hindemith's Mathis der Maler Jean Renoir's La grande illusion Jean-Paul Sartre's La nausee Yeats's New Poems CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE Anthony Asquith's Pygmalion and Walt Disney's Snow White Death of Karel tapek Death of Mustafa Kemal (Ataturk) 1939 German troops occupy Bohemia and Moravia; Czechoslovakia incorporated into Third Reich Madrid surrenders to General Franco; the Spanish Civil War ends Italy invades Albania Spain joins Germany, Italy, and Japan in anti-Comintern Pact Britain and France pledge support to Poland, Romania, and Greece USSR proposes defensive alliance with Britain; British military mission visits Moscow USSR and Germany sign nonaggression treaty, secretly providing for partition of Poland between them Germany invades Poland; Britain, France, and Germany at war USSR invades Finland New York World's Fair opens Eliot's The Family Reunion Isherwood's Good-bye to Berlin Joyce's Fmnegan 's Wake (1922-1939) Koestler's The Gladiators MacNeice's Autumn Journal Powell's What's Become of Waring?

H. Lawrence Ted Hughes born Harold Pinter born 1931 The failure of the Credit Anstalt in Austria starts a financial collapse in Central Europe Britain abandons the gold standard; the pound falls by twenty-five percent Mutiny in the Royal Navy at Invergordon over pay cuts Ramsay Macdonald resigns, splits the Cabinet, and is expelled by the Labour party; in the general election the National Government wins by a majority of 500 seats The statute of Westminster defines dominion status Ninette de Valois founds the VicWells Ballet (eventually the Royal Ballet) Chaplin's City Lights, Rene Clair's Le Million, and Leontine Sagan's Madchen in Uniform Coward's Cavalcade Dali's The Persistence of Memory O'Neill's Mourning Becomes Electra Anthony Powell's Afternoon Men Antoine de Saint Exupery's Vol de nuit Walton's Belshazzar's Feast Virginia Woolf's The Waves Death of Arnold Bennett 1932 Franklin D.

Professor of English literature, the Sorborine (1951-1973). Publications include critical monographs on Herman Melville, James Joyce, and William Shakespeare; "Vivants piliers" and "Sous de vastes" (critical essays). Has contributed to many collective works of criticism, including the Beckett Colloquium in Berlin. Wrote introductions to three bilingual texts of Beckett's works. Translated Shakespeare's The Tempest and As You Like It; The Poems of D. H. Lawrence; Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, The Secret Sharer, and Amy Foster; and two books on English painting.

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