Chronology of World, British and American Literature
Andre Breton. French. 1928. Poetic Novel. Nadja. Love affair with woman of psychic tendencies.
Virginia Woolf. British. 1928. Novel.
. In 300 years, male poet becomes intense and able woman poet. Orlando
Aldous Huxley. British. 1928. Novel. Point Counter Point. Satiric picture of
intellectuals, English upper class in the 1920s. Structure supposedly based on Bach’s London Suite #2 in B Minor. Allusions to literature, painting, music, British politics with much scientific information. Novelist plans a novel which echoes events around him.
Paul Claudel. French. 1928. Verse Drama. The Satin Slipper. Unconsummated passion is translated into energy to accomplish other goals.