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By Jay Parini

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

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Grossman's The God That Failed T. S. Eliot's The Cocktail Party Fry's Venus Observed Doris Lessing's The Grass Is Singing C. S. Lewis' The Chronicles ofNarnia (1950-1956) Wyndham Lewis's Rude Assignment George Orwell's Shooting an Elephant Carol Reed's The Third Man Isaac Bashevis Singer's The Family Moskat Dylan Thomas's Twenty-six Poems Agatha Christie's Mousetrap Guy Burgess and Donald Maclean defect from Britain to the Soviet Union The Conservative party under Winston Churchill wins British general election The Festival of Britain celebrates both the centenary of the Crystal Palace Exhibition and British postwar recovery Electric power is produced by atomic energy at Arcon, Idaho 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.

D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye xlviii 1952- 1953 David Smith's Hudson River Landscape C. 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 Dwight D. Eisenhower elected president of the United States Beckett's Waiting for Godot Charles Chaplin's Limelight Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man Ernest Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea Eugene lonesco's The Chairs Arthur Koestler's Arrow in the Blue F.

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