The Modernist Period

Period

Victorian Era

1837 - 1898

Modernist Period

1899 - 1945

Post-Modernism Period

1946 - Present

War

Boer War

1899 - 1902

Death of Queen Victoria

1901

World War I

1914 - 1918

Assassination of Franz Ferninand

June 28 1914

The Russian Revolution

1917

Civil War in Ireland

1921 - 1923

Great Depression

1929 - 1939

Hitler becomes German Chancellor

1933

Germany Takes Over Poland

1939

World War II

1939 - 1945

Germany Takes over France

1940

Normandy Day

June 6, 1944

Atomic Bomb dropped on Hiroshima

1945

Science and Technology

Second Industrial Revolution

1870 - 1914

Wright Brothers Invent First Airplane

1903

Sigmund Freud Discovers Libido

1910

Third Industrial Revolution

1915 - Present

Mustard and Chlorine Gas Invented

1917

First Nonstop Translantic Flight

1919

Writers and Writings

William Butler Yeats

1865 - 1939

Robert Frost

1874 - 1963

Walter de la Mare

1879 - 1965

Alfred Noyes

1880 - 1959

James Augustine Aloysius Joyce

1882 - 1941

Walter J. Turner

1889 - 1946

The Highwayman (Alfred Noyes)

1906

Leah Bodine Drake

1914 - 1964

Dubliners (James Joyce)

1914

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (James Joyce)

1916