Chronology of World, British and American Literature
Eugene O’Neill. American. 1920. Play. The Emperor Jones. West Indies Former Pullman porter sets himself up as emperor. Flees native revolution. Aboriginal fears.
Ezra Pound. American. 1920. Poetry. “Hugh Selwyn Mauberley.” Denunciation of civilization marked by war, commercialization of the arts and sexual sterility.
Sinclair Lewis. American. 1920. Novel.
Carl Sandburg. American. 1920. Poetry. Smoke and Steel. Attempt to find some kind of beauty in modern industrialism.