Tuesday, May 4, 2010

1933: "The Rocking-Horse Winner" to God's Little Acre.

Chronology of World, British and American Literature

DH Lawrence. British. 1933. Story. “The Rocking-Horse Winner.” Boy rides himself to death on toy rocking horse that predicts winners of horse races.

Eugene O’Neill. American. 1933. Play. Ah, Wilderness! Middle-class American adolescent’s first experiences in the adult world, July 4, 1906.

Gertrude Stein. American. 1933. Autobiography. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas. Fascinating account of expatriate life in Paris of the 30s.

Erskine Caldwell. American. 1933. Novel. God’s Little Acre. Shiftless and amoral Georgia mountaineers. Acre set aside for income for the church, but keeps shifting the location.

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