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English Literature CLEP IV (20th Century - Contemporary)

Fill in the missing titles and author names Most of the material is from Barron's EZ-101 Study Keys: English Literature
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Period
Title
Type
Author
Answer
Victorian to Interwar (1899-1939)
"The Wanderings of Oisin", "The Wild Swans at Coole" and "The Second Coming"
Irish epic; lyric poem; modernist post-war poem (respectively)
 
W.B. Yeats
Edwardian (1902)
"_____ of _______"
Colonial Novella
Joseph Conrad, born: Józef Korzeniowski
"Heart of Darkness"
Edwardian (1904 & 1911)
"_____ ___"
Originally a play (1904), then a novel (1911)
Sir J.M. Barrie
"Peter Pan"
Edwardian to Interwar (1907, 1910, & 1924)
"The Longest Journey", "Howard's End", and "A Passage to India"
Bildungsroman; family drama; modernist (respectively)
 
E.M. Forster
Edwardian to Interwar (1908 - 1923)
"The Garden Party and Other Stories"
Slice-of-life short stories, stream of consciousness, LGBT author
 
Katherine Mansfield
Edwardian (1912)
"_______"
Drama; romantic comedy / social criticism
George Bernard Shaw
"Pygmalion"
WWI (1914)
War Sonnets, especially "__ ______"
Idealized war sonnets
Rupert Brooke
"The Soldier"
WWI - WWII (1915-1935)
"The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock", "The Hollow Men", "The Wasteland" (poems); and "Murder in the Cathedral" (play)
Modernist poetry, medieval drama
American born author: __ _____
T.S. Eliot
WWI (1917)
"Dulce et Decorum est"; author was killed in action in 1918
Vignette poem on the horrors of war, LGBT author
 
Wilfred Owen
WWI to WWII (1914-1939)
"Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man", "Ulysses",and "Finnegans Wake"
Stream of Consciousness, realism, modernist
 
James Joyce
Interwar (1928)
"Orlando" and "To the Lighthouse"
Feminist, LGBT; stream of consciousness (latter only)
 
Virginia Woolf
Interwar (1928/1960)
"____ _______'s _____"; banned in the UK in its uncensored form until 1960.
Modernist, romance
D.H. Lawrence
"Lady Chatterley's Lover"
Interwar (1932)
"___ __ ____"
Sci-fi, dystopian novel
Aldous Huxley
"Brave New World"
Interwar (1935)
"_____ __ ____; a tragicomedy in two acts"
Drama; Tragicomedy "theater of the absurd"
Samuel Beckett
"Waiting for Godot"
Interwar / WWII (1930 & 1945)
"Vile Bodies" and "Brideshead Revisited"
LGBT, interwar satire (former only), Catholic family drama (latter only)
 
Evelyn Waugh, born: Arthur Evelyn Waugh
WWII / Postwar (1945 & 1949)
"Animal Farm" and "1984"
Political allegorical novella (former); Dystopian political sci-fi
Eric Arthur Blair, better known as: ____ _____
George Orwell
Postwar (1951)
"_ __ _ ____ into ____ ____ _____"
Villanelle
Dylan Thomas
"Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night"
Postwar (1954)
"Lord of the Flies"
Allegorical novel
Sir ____ _____
Sir William Golding
Postwar / 1960s (1953, 1957 & 1969)
"The Living Room" and "The Potting Shed" (dramas); "Travels with My Aunt" (novel)
Novelist and dramatist, Catholic themes
 
Graham Greene
Postwar (1966)
"Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead"
Shakespearean parody; absurdist, existentialist tragicomedy
 
Tom Stoppard
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