Wednesday, July 14, 2010

1945: Animal Farm to Cannery Row

Chronology of World, British and American Literature

George Orwell. British. 1945. Novel. Animal Farm. Satire on the development of the Russian Revolution under Stalin.

Evelyn Waugh. British. 1945. Novel. Brideshead Revisited. Families’ individual responses to their Catholic faith.

Ivo Andric. Bosnia. 1945. Chronicle. The Bridge on the Drina. History of a bridge near the Bosnian town of Visegrad over three and one-half centuries.

John Steinbeck. American. 1945. Novel. Cannery Row. Adventures and misadventures of workers in a California cannery.

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