Samiksha Jaiswal

1935 in literature

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1935 in literature

This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1935.

Contents

Events

  • May 13 – T. E. Lawrence (having left the British Royal Air Force in March) goes to post a parcel of books to his friend A. E. "Jock" Chambers and to send a telegram inviting novelist Henry Williamson to lunch. Returning to his home at Clouds Hill in England, he has an accident with his Brough Superior motorcycle, dying six days later. On July 29 his Seven Pillars of Wisdom is first published in an edition for general circulation.
  • June 15
  • W. H. Auden enters a marriage of convenience with Erika Mann.
  • Première of T. S. Eliot's verse drama Murder in the Cathedral at Canterbury Cathedral in England.
  • July 30 – Allen Lane founds Penguin Books to publish the first mass market paperbacks in Britain.
  • August 27 – Federal Theatre Project established in the United States.
  • September 5 – Michael Joseph is established as a publisher in London.
  • November 2 – Scottish-born thriller-writer John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, is sworn in as Governor General of Canada.
  • November 26 – U.K. release of Scrooge, the first feature-length talking film version of Dickens' A Christmas Carol (1843), with Sir Seymour Hicks reprising the title rôle which he has performed for several decades in stage adaptations.
  • The Marquis de Sade's The 120 Days of Sodom (Les 120 journées de Sodome), written in 1785, concludes its first publication in a scholarly edition as a literary text.
  • Fredric Warburg and Roger Senhouse take the London publishing firm of Martin Secker out of receivership as Secker & Warburg.
  • Fiction

  • Mulk Raj Anand – Untouchable
  • Enid Bagnold – National Velvet
  • Jorge Luis Borges – A Universal History of Infamy (Historia universal de la infamia, collected short stories)
  • Elizabeth Bowen – The House in Paris
  • Walter Brierley – Means Test Man
  • Pearl S. Buck – A House Divided
  • Edgar Rice Burroughs – Tarzan and the Leopard Men
  • Dino Buzzati – Il segreto del Bosco Vecchio
  • Erskine Caldwell – Journeyman
  • Morley Callaghan – They Shall Inherit the Earth
  • Elias Canetti – Die Blendung
  • John Dickson Carr
  • Death-Watch
  • The Hollow Man (also The Three Coffins)
  • The Red Widow Murders (as Carter Dickson)
  • The Unicorn Murders (as Carter Dickson)
  • Agatha Christie
  • Three Act Tragedy
  • Death in the Clouds
  • Solomon Cleaver – Jean Val Jean
  • Robert P. Tristram Coffin – Red Sky in the Morning
  • Jack Conroy – A World to Win
  • A. J. Cronin – The Stars Look Down
  • H. L. Davis – Honey in the Horn
  • Franklin W. Dixon – The Hidden Harbor Mystery
  • Lawrence Durrell – Pied Piper of Lovers
  • E. R. Eddison – Mistress of Mistresses
  • Susan Ertz
  • Now We Set Out
  • Woman Alive, But Now Dead
  • James T. Farrell – Studs Lonigan – A Trilogy
  • Rachel Field – Time Out of Mind
  • Charles G. Finney – The Circus of Dr. Lao
  • Graham Greene – England Made Me
  • George Wylie Henderson – Ollie Miss
  • Harold Heslop – Last Cage Down
  • Georgette Heyer
  • Death in the Stocks
  • Regency Buck
  • Christopher Isherwood – Mr Norris Changes Trains
  • Anna Kavan (writing as Helen Ferguson) – A Stranger Still
  • Sinclair Lewis – It Can't Happen Here
  • August Mälk – Õitsev Meri ("The Flowering Sea")
  • André Malraux – Le Temps du mépris
  • Ngaio Marsh – Enter a Murderer
  • John Masefield – The Box of Delights
  • Naomi Mitchison – We Have Been Warned
  • Alberto Moravia – Le ambizioni sbagliate
  • R. K. Narayan – Swami and Friends
  • John O'Hara – BUtterfield 8
  • George Orwell – A Clergyman's Daughter
  • Ellery Queen
  • The Spanish Cape Mystery
  • The Lamp of God
  • Charles Ferdinand Ramuz – When the Mountain Fell
  • Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings – Golden Apples
  • Ernest Raymond – We, The Accused
  • Herbert Read – The Green Child
  • George Santayana – The Last Puritan
  • Dorothy L. Sayers – Gaudy Night
  • Monica Shannon – Dobry
  • Eleanor Smith – Tzigane
  • John Steinbeck – Tortilla Flat
  • Rex Stout – The League of Frightened Men
  • Alan Sullivan – The Great Divide
  • Phoebe Atwood Taylor
  • Deathblow Hill
  • The Tinkling Symbol
  • B. Traven – The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
  • S. S. Van Dine – The Garden Murder Case
  • Stanley G. Weinbaum – The Lotus Eaters
  • P. G. Wodehouse – Blandings Castle and Elsewhere (short stories)
  • Xiao Hong (蕭紅) – The Field of Life and Death (生死场, Shēng sǐ chǎng)
  • Eiji Yoshikawa (吉川 英治) – Musashi (宮本武蔵, Miyamoto Musashi)
  • Yumeno Kyūsaku (夢野 久作) – Dogra Magra (ドグラマグラ)
  • Children and young people

  • Enid Bagnold – National Velvet
  • Louise Andrews Kent – He went with Marco Polo: A Story of Venice and Cathay (first of seven in "He went with" series)
  • John Masefield – The Box of Delights
  • Kate Seredy – The Good Master
  • Laura Ingalls Wilder – Little House on the Prairie
  • Drama

  • Maxwell Anderson – Winterset
  • T. S. Eliot – Murder in the Cathedral
  • Federico García Lorca – Doña Rosita the Spinster (Doña Rosita la soltera)
  • Jean Giraudoux – The Trojan War Will Not Take Place (La Guerre de Troie n'aura pas lieu)
  • Archibald MacLeish – Panic
  • Clifford Odets – Waiting for Lefty
  • Lawrence Riley – Personal Appearance
  • Emlyn Williams – Night Must Fall
  • Poetry

  • See 1935 in poetry
  • Non-fiction

  • Julian Bell, ed. – We Did Not Fight: 1914–18 Experiences of War Resisters
  • William Henry Chamberlin – Russia's Iron Age
  • Manuel Chaves Nogales – Juan Belmonte, matador de toros: su vida y sus hazañas (translated as Juan Belmonte, killer of bulls)
  • George Dangerfield – The Strange Death of Liberal England
  • Clarence Day – Life with Father
  • Dion Fortune – The Mystical Qabalah
  • Ernest Hemingway – Green Hills of Africa
  • Carl Gustav Jung – Dream Symbols of the Process of Individuation.
  • Anne Morrow Lindbergh – North to the Orient
  • Merkantilt biografisk leksikon
  • Polish Biographical Dictionary (Polski słownik biograficzny)
  • Caroline Spurgeon – Shakespeare's Imagery, and what it tells us
  • Nigel Tranter – The Fortalices and Early Mansions of Southern Scotland 1400–1650
  • Thomas Wright – The Life of Charles Dickens
  • Births

  • January 2 – David McKee, English children's writer and illustrator
  • January 14 – Labhshankar Thakar, Indian Gujarati language poet, playwright and story writer (died 2016)
  • January 18 – Jon Stallworthy, English poet and literary critic (died 2014)
  • January 27 – D. M. Thomas, English novelist, poet and translator
  • January 28 – David Lodge, English novelist and academic
  • January 30 – Richard Brautigan, American writer and poet (died 1984)
  • January 31 – Kenzaburō Ōe (大江 健三郎), Japanese novelist and essayist
  • February 18 – Janette Oke, Canadian author
  • February 23 – Tom Murphy, Irish playwright
  • March 13
  • Kofi Awoonor, Ghanaian poet and writer (killed 2013)
  • David Nobbs, English comedy writer (died 2015)
  • March 23 – Barry Cryer, English comedy writer
  • March 31 – Judith Rossner, American novelist (died 2005)
  • April 4 – Michael Horovitz, German-born English poet and translator
  • April 6 – John Pepper Clark, Nigerian poet and playwright
  • April 14 – Erich von Däniken, Swiss writer on paranormal
  • April 15 – Alan Plater, English playwright and screenwriter (died 2010)
  • May 1 – Julian Mitchell, English playwright and screenwriter
  • May 2 – Lynda Lee-Potter, English columnist (died 2004)
  • May 29 – André Brink, South African novelist (died 2015)
  • June 7 – Harry Crews, American author and playwright (died 2012)
  • July 13 – Earl Lovelace, Trinidadian novelist and playwright
  • August 15 – Régine Deforges, French dramatist, novelist and publisher (died 2014)
  • August 22 – E. Annie Proulx, American novelist
  • September 16 – Esther Vilar, German-Argentinian writer
  • September 17 – Ken Kesey, American novelist (died 2001)
  • October 7 – Thomas Keneally, Australian novelist and non-fiction writer
  • November 18 – Rodney Hall, Australian author and poet
  • November 22 – Hugh C. Rae (Jessica Stirling, etc.), Scottish novelist (died 2014)
  • December 10 – Shūji Terayama (寺山 修司), Japanese avant-garde writer, film director and photographer (died 1983)
  • December 13 – Adélia Prado, Brazilian writer and poet
  • Deaths

  • February 7 – Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Scottish novelist (peritonitis, born 1901)
  • February 13 – Ioan Bianu, Romanian librarian, bibliographer and linguist (uremia, born 1856 or 1857)
  • February 28 – Tsubouchi Shōyō (坪内 逍遥), Japanese writer (born 1859)
  • April 6 – Edwin Arlington Robinson, American poet (born 1869)
  • April 11 – Anna Katharine Green, American crime writer (born 1846)
  • April 16 – Panait Istrati, Romanian novelist, short story writer and political essayist (tuberculosis, born 1884)
  • May 19 – T. E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia), English historian and memoirist (motorcycle accident, born 1888)
  • August 11 – Sir William Watson, English poet (born 1858)
  • August 17 – Charlotte Perkins Gilman, American novelist (born 1860)
  • August 30 – Henri Barbusse, French novelist and journalist (pneumonia, born 1873)
  • September 29 – Winifred Holtby, English novelist (Bright's disease, born 1898)
  • October 11 – Steele Rudd, Australian short story writer (born 1868)
  • November 30 – Fernando Pessoa, Portuguese poet, philosopher and critic (cirrhosis, born 1888)
  • December 17 – Lizette Woodworth Reese, American poet (born 1856)
  • December 21 – Kurt Tucholsky, German journalist and satirist (drug overdose, born 1890)
  • December 28 – Clarence Day, American writer (born 1874)
  • Awards

  • James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction: L. H. Myers, The Root and the Flower
  • James Tait Black Memorial Prize for biography: R. W. (Raymond Wilson) Chambers, Thomas More
  • Newbery Medal for children's literature: Monica Shannon, Dobry
  • Nobel Prize for literature: not awarded
  • Pulitzer Prize for Drama: Zoë Akins, The Old Maid
  • Pulitzer Prize for Poetry: Audrey Wurdemann: Bright Ambush
  • Pulitzer Prize for the Novel: Josephine Winslow Johnson – Now in November
  • In literature

  • March 23 – Francis Rattenbury is murdered in Bournemouth, inspiration for the stage plays Cause Célèbre (1977) by Terence Rattigan and Molly (1978) by Simon Gray.
  • References

    1935 in literature Wikipedia


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