Chronology of World, British and American Literature
Dostoevsky. Russian. 1875. Novel. The Raw Youth. Youth tries to find something solid in the chaos of the times; decides on wealth. His true father is a product of the acceptance of Western ideas; he is also a rival for his son’s love interest. Disillusioned, the youth accepts his nominal father’s quest for the love of all of God’s creation.
Mark Twain. American. 1876. Sketch. “1601.” Subtitled “Conversations As It Was by the Social Fireside in the Time of the Tudors.” Twain freely uses Anglo-Saxon vocabulary.
Henry James. American/British. 1876. Novel. Roderick Hudson. American sculptor studies in
Herman Melville. American. 1876. Poetry. Clarel; a Poem and a Pilgrimage in the
Nathaniel Hawthorne. American. 1876. Novel. The Dolliver Romance (Unfinished). Dr. Dolliver prepares elixir of life so that he might live to care for his granddaughter; selfish Dabney overdoses, dies.