Provides the historical background of the most-studied novels, plays, poems, speeches and short stories. Entries examine both the historical setting of the literary work and the historical events taking place at the time the work was written.Throughout the novel, the narrator acts as a subordinate to her husband, her every action motivated by his wish. ... Located in the Cornwall region of southern England, the home was situated near a holiday retreat owned by du Mauriera#39;s parents. ... In fact, although du Maurier originally began writing Rebecca while traveling with her husband in Egypt, during this period aquot;she ... In fact, one afternoon she stumbled upon a bundle of love letters tied together affectionately with a ribbon.
|Title||:||Literature and Its Times: Growth of empires to the Great Depression (1890-1930s)|
|Author||:||Joyce Moss, George Wilson|
|Publisher||:||Gale Cengage - 1997-09|