Chronology of World, British and American Literature.
T.S. Eliot. American/British. 1919. Essay. “Tradition and the Individual Talent.” Poet can’t write significant poetry without being steeped in the tradition. Avoid romantic, autobiographical writing. Concentrate on technique and impersonal, detached poetry.
Sherwood Anderson. American. 1919. Novel/Stories.
H.L. Mencken. American. 1919/48. Nonfiction. The American Language. Differences between British, American languages in vocabulary, spelling and pronunciation.