Tuesday, August 3, 2010

1951: Requiem for a Nun to Dance to the Music of Time.

Chronology of World, British and American Literature
William Faulkner. American. 1951. Novel. Requiem for a Nun. Three prose sections. Blackmailed, Temple tries to gain pardon for black servant who has killed Temple's youngest child. Reveals her own role in the murder.
Tennessee Williams. American. 1951. Play. The Rose Tattoo. Widow of a truck driver does not accept stories of his infidelity. Eventually falls for another truck driver who also has a rose tattoo on his chest.
Anthony Powell. British. 1951/75. Novels Dance to the Music of Time. Spans period of 50 years. Satiric but melancholy view of life of upper class. 12 novels.

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