Wednesday, May 12, 2010

1935: African Queen to Life with Father

Chronology of World, British and American Literature

CS Forester. British. 1935. Novel. The African Queen. Missionary’s sister and Cockney engineer try to blow up a German gunboat from an asthmatic launch.

Elizabeth Bowen. British. 1935. Novel. The House in Paris. Child’s eye view of complex love affairs, infidelities and tragedy.

Sinclair Lewis. American. 1935. It Can’t Happen Here. Fancied Fascist dictatorship in the U.S.

Clarence Day. American. 1935. Sketches. Life with Father. Eccentric, domineering father manipulated by soft-spoken wife.

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