Chronology of World, British and American Literature
Ernest Hemingway. American. 1929. Novel. A Farewell to Arms. WWI. Description of Italian retreat. Tragedy and destruction of WWI. Catherine dies in childbirth.
JB Priestley. British. 1929. Novel. The Good Companions. Good humored: comic characters; varied scenes from English life.
Richard Hughes. British. 1929. Novel. High Wind in
. Irrationality and impenetrability of a child’s amoral world; resulting horror. Jamaica
Jean Cocteau. 1929. Novel. Les Enfants terribles (The Holy Terrors). Fantasy-world rituals and fierce amoral passions of young brother and sister.