Monday, March 1, 2010

1922: Facade to Lady into Fox

Chronology of World, British and American Literature.

Edith Sitwell. British. 1922. Poetry. Façade. Sound and imagery rather than meaning.

Katherine Mansfield. New Zealand. 1922. Story. “The Garden Party.” Preparing for a party; wealthy Laura encounters reality in the death of a poor laborer.

Eugene O’Neill. American. 1922. Play. The Hairy Ape. Crude stoker disillusioned with his life when inspected by a society girl in the depths of the ship.

Virginia Woolf. British. 1922. Novel. Jacob’s Room. Life and death of a promising young man from childhood through death in  war. Describes his empty room.

David Garnett. British. 1922. Novel. Lady into Fox. Fantasy about man whose wife suddenly turns into a fox.

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