Chronology of World, British and American Literature.
Edith Wharton. American. 1920. Novel. Age of Innocence. Satirical picture of social life in
Eugene O’Neill. American. 1920. Play. Beyond the Horizon. Adventurous and prosaic brothers reverse attitudes toward life.
Wilfred Owen. British 1920. Poetry. “Dulce et Decorum Est.” Ironic condemnation of war. Soldiers choking from mustard gas. It is not “sweet and fitting to die for one’s country.”