1961 in literature

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The year 1961 in literature involved some significant events and new works.

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Main article: 1961 in poetry

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  1. ^ "1961: End of the road for Monroe and Miller". On This Day. BBC. 24 January 1961. Retrieved 18 April 2013. 
  2. ^ Kirk, Connie Ann (2004). Sylvia Plath: A Biography. Westport, CN: Greenwood Press. p. 85. ISBN 0-313-33214-2. 
  3. ^ Senelick, Laurence (2013). Theatre Arts on Acting. Routledge. p. 74. ISBN 113472375X. 
  4. ^ "Key Dates". Royal Shakespeare Company. 2010. Archived from the original on 16 June 2010. Retrieved 30 June 2010. 
  5. ^ Carey, John (2009). William Golding: The Man Who Wrote 'Lord of the Flies'. London: Faber. ISBN 9780571231638. 
  6. ^ "History". British Circulating Libraries: 1725-1966. Retrieved 2014-10-25. 
  7. ^ Halliday, M. A. K. (1961). "Categories of the theory of grammar". WORD (International Linguistic Association) 17 (3): 241–92. 
  8. ^ Hellman, Lilian, Introduction to Hammett, Dashiell, The Big Knockover: Selected Stories and Short Novels (Houghton Mifflin: 1962) (published posthumously)