Chronology of World, British and American Literature
William Faulkner. American. 1931. Novel. Sanctuary. Raped by Popeye,
defends him by allowing Benbow to be accused and lynched. Temple
William Faulkner. American. 1931. Stories. These Thirteen. Contains “A Rose for Emily.” Aging, aristocratic, eccentric Southern spinster. Kept skeleton of her Yankee suitor. Also stories of Indians before white settlers.
Virginia Woolf. British. 1931. Novel. The Waves. Six characters, interior monologues; lives and relationships; also character types. Natural cycles of the seasons symbolize progress of time. Two reunions. Bernard as elderly man reviews their lives, feels their consciousnesses intermingling like waves. Thinks the six characters together make up one complete personality.