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Danny Chaves Cerdas
⟶ Updated 30 Nov 2018 ⟶
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Danny Chaves Cerdas
24 Nov 2018
30 Nov 2018
Beginning of The Modern Period
Accession of Edward VII
Women twenty-one and over granted voting rights
Beginning of World War I
End of World War I
First wireless communication across the Atlantic
Easter Rising in Dublin against the British government in Ireland.
Reign of King George V
Treaty of Versailles. League of Nations formed.
Great Depression begins
Hitler comes to power in Germany
Edward VIII succeeds George V, but abdicates in favor of his brother, crowned as George VI
Beginning of World War II
End of World War II
Empire Windrush brings West Indians to U.K.
Women (over 30) get the vote in Britain.
United Nations founded.
Berlin Wall erected
End of the Modern Period
The Man of Property by John Galsworthy
H.G. Wells’s utopian study Anticipations of the Reaction of Mechanical
Scientific Progress upon Human Life by H.G. Wells
Man and Superman by George Bernard Shaw
Strife by John Galsworthy
Blast: Review of the Great English Vortex by Wyndham Lewis
Tarr by Wyndham Lewis
Hugh Selwyn Mauberley, long dramatic poem by Ezra Pound
Women in Love by D.H. Lawrence
The Waste Land by T. S. Eliot.
A Passage to India by E. M. Forster
To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf.
A Room of One's Own by Virginia Woolf
Harriet Hume: A London Fantasy by Rebecca West
Murder in the Cathedral by T.S. Eliot
Vile Bodies by Evelyn Waugh
Brighton Rock by Graham Greene.
Keep the Aspidistra Flying, critical novel by George Orwell
The Death of the Heart by Elizabeth Bowen
Another Time by Wystan Hugh Auden
Animal Farm by George Orwell.
The Slaves of Solitude by Patrick Hamilton
Put Out More Flags by Evelyn Waugh
Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) by George Orwell
Brideshead Revisited, The Sacred & Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder by English writer Evelyn Waugh
The Bell by Iris Murdoch
Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis
The Deep Blue Sea by Terence Rattigan.
The Hawk in the Rain by Ted Hughes.
The Less Deceived by Philip Larkin
Ghana becomes independent
Nigeria becomes independent
India and Pakistan become independent nations
Apartheid laws passed in South Africa
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