Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - July 8

1822: Percy Bysshe Shelley dies. (Explore: Percy Bysshe Shelley, Ode to the West Wind, Ozymandias, To a Skylark, I need a critical analysis of the poem "The Moon" by Percy Bysshe Shelley.)

1892: Richard Aldington is born. (Explore: All Men Are Enemies, Death of a Hero, Richard Aldington, Aldington harshly criticizes the culture of England’s public schools. What...)

1913: Louis Hemon dies. (Explore: Louis Hémon)

1918: Ernest Hemingway is seriously wounded during an Austrian assault on the Italian Front, in World War I. (Explore: A Farewell to Arms, Ernest Hemingway)

1929: Shirley Ann Grau is born. (Explore: The Keepers of the House, Shirley Ann Grau, Roadwalkers, The Black Prince)

1953: Anna Quindlen is born. (Explore: Black and Blue, Anna Quindlen, How does Anna Quindlen use euphemism throughout her "commencement speech" at...)

2014: To Kill a Mockingbird is released as an e-book for the first time. (Explore: To Kill a Mockingbird)