1921 in literature

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This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1921.wikipedia
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The Gas Heart

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June 6 – The première of Tristan Tzara's parodic The Gas Heart (Le Cœur à gaz) at a Dada Salon at the Galerie Montaigne in Paris provokes audience derision.
The Gas Heart was first staged in Paris, as part of the 1921 "Dada Salon" at the Galerie Montaigne.

Figures of Earth

James Branch Cabell – Figures of Earth
Figures of Earth: A Comedy of Appearances (1921) is a fantasy novel or ironic romance by James Branch Cabell, set in the imaginary French province of Poictesme during the first half of the 13th century.

Autumn Mountain

Ryūnosuke Akutagawa – "Autumn Mountain" (秋山, Akiyama)
Autumn Mountain is a 1921 short story by Japanese writer Ryūnosuke Akutagawa.

Yevgeny Zamyatin

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Yevgeny Zamyatin – We (Мы; completed)
He is most famous for his 1921 novel We, a story set in a dystopian future police state.

2018 in literature

2018
March 24 – Wilson Harris, Guyanese-born poet, novelist and essayist (died 2018)
January 8 – J. F. C. Harrison, English historian, 96 (born 1921)

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

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Pulitzer Prize for the Novel: Edith Wharton – The Age of Innocence
1922: Alice Adams by Booth Tarkington

1985 in literature

19851986 1985
February 15 – Radha Krishna Choudhary, Indian historian and writer (died 1985)
March 15 – Radha Krishna Choudhary, Indian historian and philosopher (born 1921)

1995 in literature

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January 19 – Patricia Highsmith, American crime writer (died 1995)
February 4 – Patricia Highsmith, American crime novelist (born 1921)

1840 in literature

1840
June 26 – Alfred Percy Sinnett, English Theosophist author (born 1840)
January 18 – Henry Austin Dobson, English poet and essayist (died 1921)

2014 in literature

201420152013)
October 9 – Tadeusz Różewicz, Polish poet, dramatist and writer (died 2014)
April 24 – Tadeusz Różewicz, Polish poet, dramatist and writer, 92 (born 1921)

2006 in literature

20062007May 2006
February 4 – Betty Friedan, American feminist author (died 2006)
February 4 – Betty Friedan, American feminist writer (born 1921)

2000 in literature

20002001(2000)
June 11 – Michael Meyer, English translator and biographer (died 2000)
August 3 – Michael Meyer, English translator and biographer (born 1921)

1866 in literature

1866
March 22 – E. W. Hornung, English author (born 1866)
February 24 – Arthur Pearson, English writer and newspaper publisher (died 1921)

2008 in literature

20082009February 2008
August 17 – Elinor Lyon, British children's writer (died 2008)
May 1 – Elaine Dundy, American novelist, biographer and playwright (born 1921)

1992 in literature

19921993July 1992
August 11 – Alex Haley, American writer (died 1992)
February 10 – Alex Haley, African-American writer (born 1921)

1990 in literature

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January 5 – Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Swiss writer (died 1990)
December 14 – Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Swiss dramatist (congestive heart failure, born 1921)

2012 in literature

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May 29 – Henry Scholberg, American bibliographer (died 2012)
April 8 – Janusz K. Zawodny, Polish-American and political scientist (born 1921)

2003 in literature

20032004 2003
November 22 – Brian Cleeve, Irish author (died 2003)
February 26 – Quentin Keynes, English explorer, writer and filmmaker (born 1921)

1996 in literature

199619971996 novel
October 17 – George Mackay Brown, Scottish poet (died 1996)
June 2 – Leon Garfield, English children's author (born 1921)

Michael Robartes and the Dancer

William Butler Yeats – Michael Robartes and the Dancer
1921 in literature

1977 in literature

19771978
November 6 – James Jones, American novelist (died 1977)
May 9 – James Jones, American novelist (heart failure, born 1921)

1843 in literature

1843
November 14 – Christabel Rose Coleridge English novelist and editor (born 1843)
May 25 – Christabel Rose Coleridge, English novelist and editor (died 1921)

1886 in literature

1886The year before
August 25 – Nikolay Gumilev, Russian poet (executed, born 1886)
April 15 – Nikolay Gumilyov, Russian Acmeist poet (executed 1921)

1893 in literature

1893
July 7 – Luca Caragiale, Romanian poet, novelist and translator (pneumonia, born 1893)
July 3 – Luca Caragiale, Romanian poet, novelist and translator (died 1921)

1864 in literature

1864
May 5 – Alfred Hermann Fried, Austrian publicist (born 1864)
Alfred Hermann Fried, Austrian Jewish pacifist writer and Nobel Peace Prize winner (died 1921)