Tuesday, January 5, 2010

1903: The Ambassadors to Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft.

Chronology of World, British and American Literature

Henry James. American/British. 1903. Novel. The Ambassadors. Strether refuses to take Chad back to America from Paris because, “Live all you can: it’s a mistake not to.”

Jack London. American. 1903. Novel. The Call of the Wild. Dog adapts in Klondike to survive.

George Bernard Shaw. British. 1903. Play. Candida. Marriage. Man’s strength rests wholly on his wife.

Frank Norris. American. 1903. Novel. The Pit. Attempt to corner the Chicago wheat market in the “pit” of the stock exchange.

George Gissing. British. 1903. Novel. The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft. Diary divided into spring, summer, autumn, winter. Reflections on human condition.

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