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Index by Period

The Modern Era in British Literature
(1900 - 1945)

The Poets of World War I (1914-1918)
The Great War, fought over the period between August 1914 and November 1918, was documented by literate soldiers whose horror at the inhuman conditions and whose disillusionment left a legacy of literature 'not for an age, but for all time'.

A Poetic Revolution
A shift away from an assumption that traditional forms, ideas, and history can provide meaning and continuity to human life has occurred in the contemporary literary imagination since World War II

Authors
D.H. Lawrence
George Orwell
Herbert George Wells
Virginia Woolf


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