British Writers, Retrospective Supplement 2 by Jay Parini

By Jay Parini

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

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1) 1868 Trade unions legalized The Elementary Education Act establishes schools under the aegis of local boards Dickens 's Edwin Drood 1876 Alexander Graham Bell, with the assistence of Thomas Watson, devises an apparatus for transmitting sound by electricity F. H. Bradley 's Ethical Studies George Eliot's Daniel Deronda Disraeli's Lothair Henry James's Roderick Hudson Morris's The Earthly Paradise Meredith's Beauchamp's Career Dante Gabriel Rossetti's Poems Morris's Sigurd the Volsung xxxix CHRONOLOGY Trollope's The Prime Minister 1877 Joachuim Maria Machado de Assis's Memorias postumas de Bras Cubas Renoir's Luncheon of the Boating Party Dante Gabriel Rossetti's Ballads and Sonnets P.

S. S. aircraft against North Vietnam Greece and Turkey contend for control of Cyprus Britain grants licenses to drill for oil in the North Sea The Shakespeare Quatercentenary celebrated Lyndon Johnson elected president of the United States The Labour party under Harold Wilson wins British general election Nobel Prize for literature awarded to Jean-Paul Sartre Saul Bellow's Herzog Pinter's The Homecoming Thomas Pynchon's V. S. S. spacecraft Mariner transmits photographs of Mars British Petroleum Company finds oil in the North Sea War breaks out between India and Pakistan Rhodesia declares its independence Spark's The Mandelbaum Gate Stockhausen's Mikrophonie II Death of T.

Cradock Boxer Rebellion in China Stevie Smith born Reginald A. Fessenden transmits speech by wireless First Zeppelin trial flight Death of Samuel Butler Times Literary Supplement begins publishing xlii CHRONOLOGY 1903 G. M. S. hands for a nominal rent Motor cars regulated in Britain to a 20-mile-per-hour limit The Wright brothers make a successful flight in the United States Burlington magazine founded First Shaw-Granville Barker season at the Royal Court Theatre The Abbey Theatre founded in Dublin Graham Greene born 1905 Samuel Butler's The Way of All Flesh published posthumously Cyril Connolly born Claude Debussy begins La Mer (completed 1905) W.

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