Chronology of World, British and American Literature
Ellen Glasgow. American. 1926. Novel. The Romantic Comedians. Ironical comedy of manners. January/June marriage. Generational differences.
Edna Ferber. American. 1926. Novel. Show Boat. Showboat captain marries
New England school marm. Daughter runs away with leading man. Their daughter grows up to be a Broadway star.
Sidney Howard. American. 1926. Play. The Silver Cord. Early psychological study of dominant mother. Two sons struggle to break free.
Ernest Hemingway. American. 1926. Novel. The Sun Also Rises. Lost generation of Americans who had fought in
in WWI and expatriated themselves. No change, no direction, no point toward which to develop. France