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This edition: 20th Century Poets and Playwrights





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The dawn of the 20th century in Britain saw Victorian certainty replaced by dizzying change. In response a new artistic movement arose: Modernism. It challenged all the old values. 1907 - Rudyard Kipling Wins Nobel Prize; 1920 - John Galsworthy's The Skin Game is Performed; 1922 - T.S. Eliot, Intellectual Giant; The '30s Poets; 1953 - Dylan Thomas, Larger-than-life Poet, Dies; 2005 - Harold Pinter Wins the Nobel Prize