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The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Fifth Edition
Paul Lauter, General Editor
Timeline - 1922

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1921
1923
Year
Literary
Historical
Cultural
1922
Louise Bogan
   Women**

Willa Cather
   One of Ours

E.E. Cummings
   the enormous room

Theodore Dreiser
   A Book about Myself

T.S. Eliot
   The Waste Land**

F. Scott Fitzgerald
   Tales of the Jazz Age
   The Beautiful and the Damned

Langston Hughes
   Negro** text file

Jack Kerouac
The Beat Generation
Map of America
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Claude McKay
   Flame-Heart** text file

Eugene O'Neill
   The Hairy Ape**

Charles Reznikoff
   Chatterton, the Black Death, and Meriwether Lewis

Anzia Yezierska
   Salome of the Tenements

Related Literary Events

Jack Kerouac was born.

Grace Paley was born.


Other Literary Publications

- Sinclair Lewis, Babbitt

- Lillian E. Wood, Let My People Go

- Herbert Hoover, American Individualism

Supreme Court declares child-labor law unconstitutional.

Dyer Anti-Lynching Bill fails in Senate.

Washington Naval Arms Conference ends.

Fordney-McCumber Tariff restores high rates.

Benito Mussolini gains power in Italy.

Cable Act passed; women who married foreigners can still retain their citizenship.

U.S. Naturalization Law upheld by Supreme Court.

Alien land law passes in New Mexico.

U.S angers European nations by requiring full repayment of war debts.

Capper-Volstead Act exempts farming cooperatives from antitrust prosecution.

The first woman, Rebecca Latimer Felton, is appointed to the U.S. Senate.

For the first time, Sears Roebuck catalog advertises razors and depilatories for women.

Emily Post, Etiquette in Society, in Business, in Politics, and at Home.

audio fileThe Waste Land
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