1950 in literature

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The year 1950 in literature involved some significant literary events and new books.

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  1. ^ "George Bernard Shaw treated in Luton after tree fall". Dunstable Today. 2012-03-31. Retrieved 2013-04-11. 
  2. ^ "Lucy Barfield: The Real Lucy of Narnia". Into the Wardrobe. 27 May 2006. Retrieved 2010-10-04. 
  3. ^ a b Kynaston, David (2007). Austerity Britain 1945–1951. London: Bloomsbury. ISBN 978-0-7475-7985-4. 
  4. ^ "George Orwell, Author, 46, Dead. British Writer, Acclaimed for His '1984' and 'Animal Farm,' is Victim of Tuberculosis. Two Novels Popular Here Distaste for Imperialism". The New York Times. 22 January 1950.