1955 in literature

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The year 1955 in literature involved some significant literary events and new books.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Contrary to his later recollection of the event. Burnett, Archie, ed. (2012). The Complete Poems of Philip Larkin. London: Faber. p. 411. ISBN 978-0-571-24006-7. 
  2. ^ "Guinness Book History 1950 - Present". Retrieved 2012-02-10. 
  3. ^ Boyd, Brian (1991). Vladimir Nabokov: The American Years. Princeton University Press. p. 226. ISBN 0-691-06797-X. 
  4. ^ Druce, Robert (1992). "Chapter 4". This Day Our Daily Fictions: an enquiry into the multi-million bestseller status of Enid Blyton and Ian Fleming. Costerus, n.s. vol.84. Amsterdam: Rodopi. ISBN 90-5183-401-2. 
  5. ^ Bhargavinilayam, Das (1999). Mani Madhaveeyam. Department of Cultural Affairs, Government of Kerala. ISBN 81-86365-78-8. 
  6. ^ No 41 in Le Monde's 100 Books of the Century. Savigneau, Josyane (1999-10-15). "Écrivains et choix sentimentaux". Le Monde (Paris).