1935 in literature

This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1935.

List of years in literature (table)
In poetry


New books


Children and young people






Înmormântarea lui Panait Istrati, apr 1935
Funeral cortege for Panait Istrati. Bucharest, April 1935


In literature


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1925 in poetry

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1935 in Australian literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of Australian literature during 1935.

For an overview of world literature see 1935 in literature.

See also:

1934 in Australian literature,

1935 in Australia,

1936 in Australian literature.

1935 in New Zealand

The following lists events that happened during 1935 in New Zealand.

List of years in literature

This page gives a chronological list of years in literature (descending order), with notable publications listed with their respective years and a small selection of notable events. The time covered in individual years covers Renaissance, Baroque and Modern literature, while Medieval literature is resolved by century.

Note: List of years in poetry exists specifically for poetry.

See Table of years in literature for an overview of all "year in literature" pages.

The Green Child

The Green Child is the only completed novel by the English anarchist poet and critic Herbert Read. Written in 1934 and first published by Heinemann in 1935, the story is based on the 12th-century legend of two green children who mysteriously appeared in the English village of Woolpit, speaking an apparently unknown language. Read described the legend in his English Prose Style, published in 1931, as "the norm to which all types of fantasy should conform".Each of the novel's three parts ends with the apparent death of the story's protagonist, President Olivero, dictator of the fictional South American Republic of Roncador. In each case Olivero's death is an allegory for his translation to a "more profound level of existence", reflecting the book's overall theme of a search for the meaning of life. Read's interest in psychoanalytic theory is evident throughout the novel, which is constructed as a "philosophic myth ... in the tradition of Plato".The story contains many autobiographical elements, and the character of Olivero owes much to Read's experiences as an officer in the British Army during the First World War. The novel was positively received, although some commentators have considered it to be "inscrutable", and one has suggested that it has been so differently and vaguely interpreted by those who have given it serious study that it may lack the form and content to justify the praise it has received.

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