1910 in literature
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The year 1910 in literature involved some significant events and new books.
- January 8 - Gaston Leroux's novel The Phantom of the Opera (Le Fantôme de l'Opéra) concludes serialization in the Paris newspaper Le Gaulois.
- April - Halley's comet reappears (after 76 years), and Mark Twain dies on April 21, the day following the comet's perihelion. In his biography, Twain wrote, "I came in with Halley's comet in 1835. It's coming again next year (1910), and I expect to go out with it. The Almighty has said no doubt, 'Now here are these two unaccountable freaks; they came in together, they must go out together.'"
- March 18 - The first cinematic version of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1818) is released in the United States by Edison Studios. One of the first horror films, it features (unbilled) actor Charles Ogle as the monster.
- August 11 - Buenos Aires Convention signed, providing for the international recognition of copyright.
- September - First appearance of G. K. Chesterton's fictional detective Father Brown in the short story "The Blue Cross" in the Story-Teller magazine (London); previously published on June 23 as "Valentin Follows a Curious Trail" in the The Saturday Evening Post (Philadelphia).
- September 1 - Opening of Herbert Beerbohm Tree's elaborate revival of Shakespeare's Henry VIII in London which will run for 254 consecutive performances.
- October - Filippo Tommaso Marinetti's first novel Mafarka il futurista is cleared of obscenity charges.
- Fall - Damon Runyon begins working as a journalist on The New York American.
- Thomas Mofolo writes Pitseng and Chaka, the latter not published at this time.
- Boris Pasternak drops out of the Moscow Conservatory and begins to study law, moving on to study philosophy at the University of Marburg.
- Jane Addams - Twenty Years at Hull House
- L. Frank Baum
- Arnold Bennett - Clayhanger (first volume of trilogy)
- Oskar Braaten - Kring fabrikken
- Rhoda Broughton - The Devil and the Deep Sea
- John Buchan - Prester John
- Ivan Alexeyevich Bunin - The Village
- Gilbert Cannan - Devious Ways
- Dikran Chökürian - Hayreni dzayner (Հայրենի Ձայներ)
- Colette - La Vagabonde
- William T. Cox - Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods
- Walter de la Mare - The Return
- Jeffery Farnol - The Broad Highway
- E. M. Forster - Howards End
- Zane Grey - Heritage of the Desert
- Hermann Hesse - Gertrud
- Rudyard Kipling - Rewards and Fairies
- Gaston Leroux - Un homme dans la nuit
- Hermann Löns - Der Wehrwolf
- John MacCormick - Dùn Aluinn (serialization)
- Lucy Maud Montgomery - Kilmeny of the Orchard
- Natsume Sōseki - The Gate (Mon)
- Martin Andersen Nexø - Pelle the Conqueror (final volume)
- Baroness Orczy
- Aleksey Remizov - The Indefatigable Cymbal
- Rainer Maria Rilke - The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge
- J.-H. Rosny aîné - La Mort de la Terre
- Fráňa Šrámek - Stříbrný vítr
- Katherine Thurston - Max
- Mary Augusta Ward - Canadian Born
- H.G. Wells
- Jerzy Żuławski - Zwycięzca ("The Conqueror"), second of the Trylogia Księżycowa ("Lunar Trilogy")
- George Diamandy
- Bestia ("The Beast")
- Tot înainte ("Carry On")
- Terence MacSwiney - The Last Warriors of Coole
- Maurice Maeterlinck - Mary Magdalene
- Edmond Rostand - Chantecler
- George Bernard Shaw - Misalliance
- J.M. Synge - Deirdre of the Sorrows
- Rabindranath Tagore - Raja
Main article: 1910 in poetry
- Norman Angell — The Great Illusion (revision of 'Europe's Optical Illusion' pub. 1909)
- Hall Caine — King Edward: A Prince and a Great Man
- G. K. Chesterton — What's Wrong With The World
- Emma Goldman — Anarchism and Other Essays
- Ezra Pound — The Spirit of Romance
- Gerhard Ritter — Ein historisches Urbild zu Goethes Faust (Agrippa von Nettesheym)
- Percy Sykes — The Glory of the Shia World
- Wallace D. Wattles — The Science of Getting Rich
- Andrew Dickson White — Seven Great Statesmen in the Warfare of Humanity with Unreason
- Alfred North Whitehead and Bertrand Russell — Principia Mathematica, vol. 1
- February 6 - Irmgard Keun, German author (died 1982)
- June 23 - Jean Anouilh, French dramatist (died 1987)
- July 14 - Vincent Brome, English biographer and novelist (died 2004)
- September 11 - Manuel Mujica Láinez, Argentine novelist (died 1984)
- October 15 - Haddis Alemayehu, Ethiopian politician and novelist (died 2003)
- November 17 - Rachel de Queiroz, Brazilian author (died 2003)
- December 19
- December 24
- January 29 - Edouard Rod, novelist (born 1857)
- April 9 - Vittoria Aganoor, poet (born 1855)
- April 21 - Mark Twain, writer (born 1835)
- May 7 - Emil Friedrich Kautzsch, Bible critic (born 1841)
- May 22 - Jules Renard, novelist (born 1864)
- July 2 - Frederick James Furnivall, philologist and editor (born 1825)
- August 4 - Heinrich Julius Holtzmann, New Testament commentator (born 1832)
- August 26 - William James, philosopher (born 1842)
- August 27 - Sylvia Llewelyn Davies, daughter of George du Maurier and mother of the "Lost Boys" (born 1866)
- October 17
- November 15 - Wilhelm Raabe, novelist (born 1831)
- November 20 - Leo Tolstoy, novelist (born 1828)
- Blum, Cinzia Sartini (1996). The Other Modernism: F.T. Marinetti's Futurist Fiction of Power. University of California Press. ISBN 9780520916272., p181
- Leavis, Q. D. (1965). Fiction and the Reading Public (rev. ed.). London: Chatto & Windus.
- "A History of Persia". World Digital Library. 1921. Retrieved 2013-10-01.