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By Jay Parini

This complement displays the latest scholarship on the most vital figures featured within the unique "British Writers" set. Twenty fresh articles, all written through students, offer a clean examine writers resembling Chaucer, William Blake, Charles Dickens, James Joyce, W. B. Yeats, T. S. Eliot, Joseph Conrad and so forth.

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H. Lawrence's Women in Love John McTaggart's The Nature of Existence (vol. 1) Moore's Heloise and Abelard Eugene O'Neill's The Emperor Jones Luigi Pirandello's Six Characters in Search of an Author Shaw's Back to Methuselah Strachey's Queen Victoria Lloyd George's Coalition government succeeded by Bonar Law's Conservative government Benito Mussolini marches on Rome and forms a government William Cosgrave elected president of the Irish Free State The BBC begins broadcasting in London Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter discover Tutankhamen's tomb The PEN club founded in London CHRONOLOGY 1923 ' 1924 The Criterion founded with T.

R. Galsworthy's In Chancery and The Skin Game Sinclair Lewis's Main Street Katherine Mansfield's Bliss Matisse's Odalisques (1920-1925) Ezra Pound's Hugh Selwyn Mauberly Paul Valery's Le Cimetiere Marin Yeats's Michael Robartes and the Dancer Death of Olive Schreiner Britain signs peace with Ireland First medium-wave radio broadcast in the United States The British Broadcasting Corporation founded Braque's Still Life with Guitar Chaplin's The Kid Aldous Huxley's Crome Yellow Paul Klee's The Fish D.

St. S. S. S. S. forces invade Grenada following left-wing coup Widespread protests erupt over placement of nuclear missiles in Europe The £1 coin comes into circulation in Britain Australia wins the America's Cup Nobel Prize for literature awarded to William Golding J. M. Coetzee's Life and Times of Michael K. S. mining of Nicaraguan harbors Anita Brookner's Hotel du Lac Golding's The Paper Men Heaney's Station Island Milan Kundera's The Unbearable Lightness of Being Lessing's The Diary of Jane Somers Pinter's One for the Road Spark's The Only Problem United States deploys cruise missiles in Europe Mikhail Gorbachev becomes general secretary of the Soviet Communist party following death of Konstantin Chernenko CHRONOLOGY 1986 1987 Riots break out in Handsworth district (Birmingham) and Brixton Republic of Ireland gains consultative role in Northern Ireland State of emergency is declared in South Africa Nobel Prize for literature awarded to Claude Simon Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale Keri Hulme's The Bone People A.

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