Wednesday, April 28, 2010

1932: Nineteen Nineteen to Cold Comfort Farm

John Dos Passos. American. 1932. Novel. 1919. Second in trilogy. Through WWI Newsreel, camera eye techniques. Brief biographical sketches.

Evelyn Waugh. British. 1932. Novel. Black Mischief. Satire on attempts to “civilize” a primitive country.

Aldous Huxley. British. 1932. Novel. Brave New World. Grim picture of world which scientific and social developments have already begun to create.

Stella gibbons. British. 1932. Novel. Cold Comfort Farm. Parody of the novel of rustic pessimism in the Hardy tradition; put an end to the genre.

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