1952 in literature

This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1952.

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1942 in poetry

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1952 in Australian literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of Australian literature during 1952.

For an overview of world literature see 1952 in literature.

See also:

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1952 in New Zealand

The following lists events that happened during 1952 in New Zealand.

Between Two Tides

Between Two Tides (1952) is a long narrative poem by Australian poet R. D. Fitzgerald, which included illustrations by Norman Lindsay. It won the Grace Leven Prize for Poetry in 1952.

Fable for Another Time

Fable for Another Time (French: Féerie pour une autre fois) is a 1952 novel by the French writer Louis-Ferdinand Céline. The narrative recounts Céline's experiences during what seems to be a hypothetical bombing of an area of Montmartre by the allies on the days preceding D-day. The whole of the action of this fairly long narrative lasts no more than twelve hours from the beginning of an evening to the morning after. It was followed by a sequel, Normance, published in 1954.

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 Marriage of Mr. Mississippi (play)

The Marriage of Mr. Mississippi (German: Die Ehe des Herrn Mississippi) is a play by the Swiss writer Friedrich Dürrenmatt. The play was written in 1950, but Dürrenmatt continued to revise it until 1980. It premiered on 26 March 1952 at the Munich Kammerspiele, directed by Hans Schweikart. It was then performed in Chile, Israel, and New York. The play was adapted into a 1961 film with the same title. The Iranian director and playwright Homayoun Ghanizadeh adapted the play in 2016 and staged the new production, Mississippi Dies Seated, at the Vahdat Hall in Tehran.

The New York Times Fiction Best Sellers of 1952

This is a list of adult fiction books that topped The New York Times Fiction Best Seller list in 1952.

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