Chronology of World, British and American Literature
John Dos Passos. American. 1930. Novel. The 42nd Parallel. One of a trilogy.
on the eve of WWI. Newsreel and camera eye devices. Episodes from lives of characters. U.S.
JB Priestley. British. 1930. Novel Angel Pavement. Story of a small businessman and grasping capitalist; set in
Wyndham Lewis. British. 1930. Novel. The Apes of God. Epic satire on rich Bohemian artistic coteries; reflected the social decay of the period. Sitwell, Stein, Woolf were among his targets.
William Faulkner. American. 1930. Novel. As I Lay Dying. 60 sections. Each narrator tells of relationship with Addie Bundren. Ordeals of returning the body to
for burial. Mississippi
T.S. Eliot. American/British. 1930. Poetry. Ash Wednesday. Celebrates peace found in orthodox Christianity. Approach to mystical communion with God.