Chronology of World, British and American Literature
Carl Sandburg. American. 1939. Biography. Abraham Lincoln: The War Years. For Sandburg,
was the archetypal American. Won Pulitzer Prize. Lincoln
Aldous Huxley. British. 1939. Novel. After Many a Summer Dies the Swan. Discovers English earl who has used a rejuvenating system; he’s 200 years old and a filthy ape. Reverse evolution.
Thomas Mann. German. 1939. Novel. The Beloved Returns. Goethe’s youthful love returns to
and encounters the old, established Goethe. Weimar