20th Century Notts: 1924-1926

20th Century Notts: 1924-1926

1924 Byron and Greece by George Gordon Byron, Harold M. Spender (1924) To mark the centenary of Byron’s death, there were several republications of the poet’s work, including The Works of Lord Byron (Volume 1-6), The Selected Poems of Lord Byron and Byron and Greece,...
20th Century Notts: 1921-1923

20th Century Notts: 1921-1923

1921 An Etymological Dictionary of Modern English by Ernest Weekley (1921) Ernest Weekley (see 1912-14) had a dictionary published in this year. It was published for lovers of our language and those with ‘an intelligent curiosity as to words origins and earlier...
20th Century Notts: 1918-1920

20th Century Notts: 1918-1920

1918 Pandemic 1918: The Story of the Deadliest Influenza in History by Catharine Arnold (2018) In the wake of the war, which took 18 million human lives, the Spanish flu pandemic killed up to 100 million more (250,000 in Britain), making it the deadliest natural...
20th Century Notts: 1915-1917

20th Century Notts: 1915-1917

1915 The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence (1915) Concerning three generations of the Brangwens, The Rainbow takes place between the mid-19th Century and the early 20th. Tom falls in love with a genteel Polish widow and adopts her daughter as his own. Interfamily relations...