Chronology of World, British and American Literature
Theodore Dreiser. American. 1925. Novel. An American Tragedy. Indicts
’s industrial society for dazzling people like Clyde Griffiths with dreams of unattainable luxury. America
Sinclair Lewis. American. 1925. Novel. Arrowsmith. In quest for pure science, Arrowsmith encounters meanness, corruption and misunderstanding. Medicine.
Feodor Vasilyevich Gladkov. Russian. 1925. Novel. Cement. Reconstruction and industrialization in the
Soviet Union after the civil war.
George Kelly. American. 1925. Play. Craig’s Wife. Woman is obsessed by her house. In the end she has lost everything but the house.
Thomas Mann. German. 1925. Novel. Death in
. Artist experiences decadence. Succumbs to consuming love for beautiful Polish boy. Venice