Chronology of World, British and American Literature
John P. Marquand. American. 1937. Novel. The Late George Apley: A Novel in the Form of a Memoir. Narrator satirizes himself as he recounts the life of the deceased George Apley, conventional Bostonian.
Katherine Anne Porter. American. 1937. Novel. Noon Wine. Ineffectual farmer kills disagreeable stranger; acquitted; commits suicide anyhow.
John Steinbeck. American. 1937. Novel. Of Mice and Men. Friendship of two migrant workers in
who have a dream. California
Ernest Hemingway. American. 1937. Novel. To Have and Have Not. Tries to make a living by operating a boat for fishing parties. In the Depression, smuggles Chinese immigrants and illegal liquor. Shot assisting bank robbers to escape. “One man alone ain’t got…no chance.”