Chronology of World, British and American Literature
Carl Sandburg. American. 1926. Biography. Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years. For Sandburg,
was the archetypal American. Lincoln
Andre Gide. French. 1926. Novel. The Counterfeiters. Counterfeit personalities with which people disguise themselves to conform to convention and to deceive themselves.
Mikhail Bulgakov. Russian. 1926. Play. Days of the Turbins. Czarist White Guard vs. the forces of the Red Army during the Russian Revolution. Balanced account.
. 1926. Novel. Don Segunda Sombra (Shadows in the Argentina Pampas). First gaucho fiction. Boy learns to live with courage and honor by the gaucho code. Outstanding example of gaucho literature.
Eugene O’Neill. American. 1926. Play. The Great God Brown. Masks symbolize varying personalities of characters as they are and as they appear to others.