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Literature

Literature: c. 2500 BCE - 2000  

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...Literature 1 1970s 20th century American literature Literature in English Fiction North America United States 1973 1973 US author Stephen King publishes Carrie , the first of his many best-selling horror novels King, Stephen (1947) The Oxford Companion to American Literature 6 1970s 20th century American literature Literature in English Fiction North America United States 1973 1973 US author Erica Jong publishes her first novel, Fear of Flying Jong, Erica (1942) The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature 1 1970s 20th century American literature...

American literature

American literature: 1616 - 1995  

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...Literature 1 1900s 20th century Literature Literature in English Philosophy North America United States 1908 1908 Jack London's novel Iron Heel foresees a future repressive capitalist regime in the USA Iron Heel, The The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature 1 1900s 20th century Literature Literature in English Fiction North America United States 1908 1908 Ezra Pound's first book of poems, A Lume Spento , is published in Italy Pound, Ezra (1885–1972) The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature 3 1900s 20th century Literature Literature in...

English literature

English literature: 731 - 2000  

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...Literature Literature in English Philosophy British Isles Europe Britain 1702 1702 The Augustan Age begins in English literature, claiming comparison with the equivalent flowering under Augustus Caesar Augustan age The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature 3 18th century Literature Literature in English British Isles Europe Britain 1709 1709 The Tatler launches a new style of journalism in Britain's coffee houses, followed two years later by the Spectator Tatler The Oxford Companion to English Literature 7 18th century Literature Literature in...

Italian literature

Italian literature: c. 1260 - 1980  

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...century Literature Fiction Europe Italy c. 1942 1942 US poet Ezra Pound, in Italy during the war, broadcasts Fascist propaganda aimed at the United States Pound, Ezra (1885–1972) A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art 2 1940s 20th century Literature American literature Literature in English Poetry Europe Italy North America United States 1948 1948 Ezra Pound publishes Pisan Cantos , about his postwar imprisonment in an American detention centre near Pisa Cantos, The The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature 1 1940s 20th century Literature Poetry...

French literature

French literature: c. 1102 - 1994  

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...American Literature 1 1930s 20th century Literature American literature Literature in English Fiction Europe France North America United States 1938 1938 French writer Jean-Paul Sartre succeeds with his first novel, La Nausée ('Nausea') Sartre, Jean‐Paul (1905–80) The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature 3 1930s 20th century Literature Fiction Europe France 1939 1939 US author Henry Miller publishes in Paris Tropic of Capricorn , about his adolescence in New York Miller, Henry (1891–1980) The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature 3 1930s...

German literature

German literature: c. 750 - 1977  

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...Literature 3 1950s 20th century Literature Fiction Europe Germany 1958 1958 Nigerian dramatist Wole Soyinka's play The Swamp Dwellers is produced in London Soyinka, Wole (1934– ) The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature 3 1950s 20th century Performing arts Theatre Literature American literature Literature in English Drama Africa West Africa Germany 1959 1959 German novelist Günter Grass has an immediate success with his first novel, The Tin Drum Grass, Günter Wilhelm (1927– ) Who's Who in the Twentieth Century 1 1950s 20th century Literature...

Latin literature

Latin literature: c. 185 BCE - c. 525  

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...bc ) The Oxford Companion to English Literature 7 2nd century BCE Greek literature Performing arts Theatre Literature Drama Europe Greece Italy c. 160 BCE 160 BCE The Roman statesman Cato the Elder writes Origines ('Origins'), a history of Rome which survives only in fragments 2nd century BCE Literature Rome Europe Italy 81 BCE 81 BCE Cicero, whose speeches become models of oratory, makes his first appearance in a Roman court Cicero, Marcus Tullius The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology 2 1st century BCE Literature Europe Greece Italy 37 BCE 37 BCE...

Greek literature

Greek literature: c. 750 BCE - 529  

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...Literature 7 5th century BCE Peloponnesian Wars Literature War Europe Greece Wars and Revolutions c. 425 BCE 425 BCE Aristophanes wins first prize in Athens for his comedy The Acharnians Aristophanes ( c. 448– c. 380 bc ) World Encyclopedia 1 5th century BCE Ancient Athens Performing arts Theatre Literature Drama Poetry Europe Greece 401 BCE 401 BCE Greek mercenaries, on the losing side at Cunaxa, begin a long journey home - described by Xenophon in the Anabasis Ana'băsis (‘Cyrus' expedition inland’) The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature 3 5th...

Literature in English

Literature in English: 731 - 2000  

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...American Literature 1 1970s 20th century Literature American literature Fiction North America United States 1973 1973 US author Stephen King publishes Carrie , the first of his many best-selling horror novels King, Stephen (1947) The Oxford Companion to American Literature 6 1970s 20th century Literature American literature Fiction North America United States 1973 1973 US author Erica Jong publishes her first novel, Fear of Flying Jong, Erica (1942) The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature 1 1970s 20th century Literature American literature Fiction...

Poetry

Poetry: c. 1500 BCE - 1999  

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...English Literature 3 12th century Literature French literature Europe France c. 1120 1120 The troubadours of Provence develop a new form of love poetry in French, introducing courtly love courtly love The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature 3 12th century Literature French literature Europe France c. 1130 1130 A popular French poem, the Chanson de Roland , turns a minor disaster in one of Charlemagne's campaigns into a tale of epic heroism Roland The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature 3 12th century Literature French literature Europe...

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