Thursday, June 10, 2010

1937: Bread and Wine to How to Win Friends....

Chronology of World, British and American Literature

Ignazio Silone. Italian. 1937. Novel. Bread and Wine. Realizes the effects of Fascism in Italy. Flees to avoid arrest.

Stephen Vincent BenĂ©t. American. 1937. Story. “The Devil and Daniel Webster.” Jabez Stone saved from paying debt to the devil by Daniel Webster’s oratorical brilliance.

Evelyn Waugh. British. 1937. Novel. A Handful of Dust. Satirical treatment of upper-class English society.

Dale Carnegie. American. 1937. Nonfiction How to Win Friends and Influence People. Catch phrase for success-oriented, self-improvement type of book.

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