Wednesday, March 10, 2010

1924: Green Bay Tree to In Our Time

Chronology of World, British and American Literature

Louis Bromfield. American. 1924. Novel. The Green Bay Tree. Lily begins her life in a Midwestern industrial town; goes to Paris to bear her illegitimate child.

Michael Arlen. British. 1924. Novel. The Green Hat. Captures the licentious, disillusioned spirit of the time. Sexual license among the wealthy.

Ring Lardner. American. 1924. Stories. How to Write Short Stories (with Samples). “Art” of writing short stories. Examples are Lardner classics, “Alibi Ike,” etc.

Ernest Hemingway. American. 1924. Stories. In Our Time (Nick Adams). Development of young Nick Adams who bears resemblance to Hemingway.

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