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This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of literature during 1931. [1]

90 relations: American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medals, Arkham, At the Mountains of Madness, Back Street (novel), Boris Eikhenbaum, Castle Skull, Concarneau, Cthulhu Mythos, Deep One, Ferdinand Canu, Frederick Lewis Allen, Ghatanothoa, Giovanni Papini, Ieronim Yasinsky, Ivy Compton-Burnett, Jessie Redmon Fauset, John Henry (folklore), Kleist Prize, Last Man Standing (film), Le Monde's 100 Books of the Century, List of Great Old Ones, List of Grove Plays, List of years in literature, Malice Aforethought, Medeiros e Albuquerque, Murder at School, Murder Madness, Pierre Frondaie, Pirates in Oz, Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography, Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, Red Harvest, Rex Stout bibliography, Robert Harrison Blake, Shelley Memorial Award, Simon Templar, Swallows and Amazons series, Table of years in literature, Tales from the Vienna Woods, The 35th of May, or Conrad's Ride to the South Seas, The Black Stone, The Cape Cod Mystery, The Cat Who Went to Heaven, The Children of the Night, The Collected Jorkens, The Dutch Shoe Mystery, The Face in the Abyss, The Face on the Cutting-Room Floor, The Government Inspector, The King in Yellow, ..., The Road Back, The Shadow over Innsmouth, The Strange Case of Peter the Lett, The Tale of Satampra Zeiros, The Travel Tales of Mr. Joseph Jorkens, The Vessel of Wrath, Timeline of twentieth-century theatre, Unaussprechlichen Kulten, Walter S. Masterman, World of The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Wyatt Earp: Frontier Marshal, 1850 in literature, 1853 in literature, 1855 in literature, 1856 in literature, 1861 in literature, 1862 in literature, 1864 in literature, 1865 in literature, 1867 in literature, 1868 in literature, 1876 in literature, 1883 in literature, 1930 in literature, 1931 in New Zealand, 1989 in literature, 1994 in literature, 1996 in literature, 1998 in literature, 2001 in literature, 2002 in literature, 2004 in literature, 2007 in literature, 2008 in literature, 2009 in literature, 2010 in literature, 2011 in literature, 2012 in literature, 2013 in literature, 2015 in literature. Expand index (40 more) »

American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medals

Two American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medals are awarded each year by the academy for distinguished achievement.

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Arkham

Arkham is a town situated in Massachusetts, and is an integral part of the Lovecraft Country setting created by H. P. Lovecraft and is featured in many of his stories, as well as those of other Cthulhu Mythos writers.

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At the Mountains of Madness

At the Mountains of Madness is a novella by horror writer H. P. Lovecraft, written in February/March 1931 and rejected that year by Weird Tales editor Farnsworth Wright on the grounds of its length.

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Back Street (novel)

Back Street is a romance novel written by Fannie Hurst in 1931, with underlying themes of death and adultery.

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Boris Eikhenbaum

Boris Mikhailovich Eikhenbaum, or Eichenbaum (Борис Михайлович Эйхенбаум; October 16, 1886 – November 2, 1959) was a Russian and Soviet literary scholar, and historian of Russian literature.

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Castle Skull

Castle Skull, first published in 1931, is a detective story by John Dickson Carr which features Carr's series detective Henri Bencolin.

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Concarneau

Concarneau (meaning Bay of Cornwall) is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.

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Cthulhu Mythos

The Cthulhu Mythos is a shared fictional universe, based on the work of American horror writer H. P. Lovecraft.

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Deep One

The Deep Ones are creatures in the Cthulhu Mythos of H. P. Lovecraft.

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Ferdinand Canu

Ferdinand Canu (1863-1932) was a French paleontologist and author.

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Frederick Lewis Allen

Frederick Lewis Allen (July 5, 1890 – February 13, 1954) was the editor of Harper's Magazine and also notable as an American historian of the first half of the twentieth century.

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Ghatanothoa

Ghatanothoa is a fictional deity in the Cthulhu Mythos.

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Giovanni Papini

Giovanni Papini (January 9, 1881 – July 8, 1956) was an Italian journalist, essayist, literary critic, poet, and novelist.

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Ieronim Yasinsky

Ieronim Ieronimovich Yasinsky (Иерони́м Иерони́мович Яси́нский; April 18 (30), 1850 - December 31, 1931) was a Russian novelist, poet, literary critic and essayist.

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Ivy Compton-Burnett

Dame Ivy Compton-Burnett, DBE (5 June 188427 August 1969) was an English novelist, published (in the original hardback editions) as I. Compton-Burnett.

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Jessie Redmon Fauset

Jessie Redmon Fauset (April 27, 1882 – April 30, 1961) was an American editor, poet, essayist and novelist.

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John Henry (folklore)

John Henry is an African-American folk hero and tall tale.

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Kleist Prize

The Kleist Prize is an annual German literature prize.

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Last Man Standing (film)

Last Man Standing is a 1996 American action thriller film written and directed by Walter Hill and starring Bruce Willis, Christopher Walken and Bruce Dern.

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Le Monde's 100 Books of the Century

The 100 Books of the Century (Les cent livres du siècle) is a list of the one hundred best books of the 20th century, according to a poll conducted in the spring of 1999 by the French retailer Fnac and the Paris newspaper Le Monde.

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List of Great Old Ones

This is a compendium of the lesser known Great Old Ones of the Cthulhu Mythos of H. P. Lovecraft.

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List of Grove Plays

The Grove Play is an annual theatrical production written, produced and performed by and for Bohemian Club members, and staged outdoors in California at the Bohemian Grove each summer.

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List of years in literature

This page gives a chronological list of years in literature (descending order), with notable publications listed with their respective years and a small selection of notable events.

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Malice Aforethought

Malice Aforethought (1931) is a murder mystery novel written by Anthony Berkeley Cox, using the pen name Francis Iles.

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Medeiros e Albuquerque

José Joaquim de Campos da Costa de Medeiros e Albuquerque (September 4, 1867 – June 9, 1934) was a Brazilian poet, politician, teacher, journalist, short story writer, civil servant, essayist, orator, novelist and dramatist.

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Murder at School

Murder at School is a detective novel by James Hilton first published in 1931.

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Murder Madness

Murder Madness is a science fiction novel by author Murray Leinster.

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Pierre Frondaie

Pierre Frondaie (born Albert René Fraudet) (25 April 1884 – 25 September 1948) was a French poet, novelist, and playwright.

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Pirates in Oz

Cover of ''Pirates in Oz''. Pirates in Oz (1931) is the twenty-fifth in the series of Oz books created by L. Frank Baum and his successors, and the eleventh written by Ruth Plumly Thompson.

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Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography

The Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography is one of the seven American Pulitzer Prizes that are annually awarded for Letters, Drama, and Music.

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Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

The Pulitzer Prize for Fiction is one of the seven American Pulitzer Prizes that are annually awarded for Letters, Drama, and Music.

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Red Harvest

Red Harvest (1929) is a novel by Dashiell Hammett.

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Rex Stout bibliography

This is a bibliography of works by or about the American writer Rex Stout.

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Robert Harrison Blake

Robert Harrison Blake is a fictional character in the Cthulhu Mythos.

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Shelley Memorial Award

The Shelley Memorial Award of the Poetry Society of America, was established by the will of Mary P. Sears, and named after the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley.

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Simon Templar

Simon Templar is a British fictional character known as The Saint.

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Swallows and Amazons series

The Swallows and Amazons series is a series of twelve children's books by English author Arthur Ransome, named after the title of the first book in the series and set between the two World Wars.

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Table of years in literature

The table of years in literature is a tabular display of all years in literature for overview and quick navigation to any year.

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Tales from the Vienna Woods

Tales from the Vienna Woods (Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald) refers to several landmark works in German-language culture, including.

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The 35th of May, or Conrad's Ride to the South Seas

The 35th of May, or Conrad's Ride to the South Seas (Der 35. Mai oder Konrad reitet in die Südsee in German, its original language) is a novel by Erich Kästner, first published in 1931.

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The Black Stone

"The Black Stone" is a classic short story by Robert E. Howard, first published in the November 1931 issue of Weird Tales.

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The Cape Cod Mystery

The Cape Cod Mystery, first published in 1931, is a detective story by Phoebe Atwood Taylor, the first to feature her series detective Asey Mayo, the "Codfish Sherlock".

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The Cat Who Went to Heaven

The Cat Who Went to Heaven is a 1930 novel by Elizabeth Coatsworth that won the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature in 1931.

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The Children of the Night

"The Children of the Night" is a 1931 short story by Robert E. Howard, belonging to the Cthulhu Mythos.

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The Collected Jorkens

The Collected Jorkens is a three-volume omnibus collection of fantasy short stories by author Lord Dunsany and issued by Night Shade Books, then of Portland, Oregon.

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The Dutch Shoe Mystery

The Dutch Shoe Mystery is a novel which was written in 1931 by Ellery Queen.

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The Face in the Abyss

The Face in the Abyss is a fantasy novel by A. Merritt.

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The Face on the Cutting-Room Floor

The Face on the Cutting-Room Floor is a 1937 crime novel by Ernest Borneman writing as Cameron McCabe.

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The Government Inspector

The Government Inspector, also known as The Inspector General (original title: Ревизор, Revizor, literally: "Inspector"), is a satirical play by the Russian and Ukrainian dramatist and novelist Nikolai Gogol.

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The King in Yellow

The King in Yellow is a book of short stories by American writer Robert W. Chambers, first published by F. Tennyson Neely in 1895.

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The Road Back

The Road Back (Der Weg zurück) is a novel by German author Erich Maria Remarque.

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The Shadow over Innsmouth

The Shadow over Innsmouth is a horror novella by H. P. Lovecraft, written in November–December 1931.

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The Strange Case of Peter the Lett

The Strange Case of Peter the Lett (1931) (Pietr-le-Letton), a detective novel by the Belgian writer Georges Simenon, is the very first novel to feature Inspector Jules Maigret who would later feature in more than a hundred stories by Simenon and who has become a legendary figure in the annals of detective fiction.

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The Tale of Satampra Zeiros

"The Tale of Satampra Zeiros" is a short story written in 1929 by Clark Ashton Smith as part of his Hyperborean cycle, and first published in the November 1931 issue of Weird Tales.

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The Travel Tales of Mr. Joseph Jorkens

The Travel Tales of Mr.

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The Vessel of Wrath

"The Vessel of Wrath" is a short story by W. Somerset Maugham.

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Timeline of twentieth-century theatre

The following timeline of twentieth-century theatre offers a year-by-year account of the performance and publication of notable works of drama and significant events in the history of theatre during the 20th century.

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Unaussprechlichen Kulten

Unaussprechlichen Kulten (also known as Nameless Cults or the Black Book) is a fictional work of arcane literature in the Cthulhu Mythos.

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Walter S. Masterman

Walter (Sydney) Masterman (19 December 1876 – 16 May 1946) was an English author of mystery, fantasy, horror and science fiction.

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World of The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

The world of The League of Extraordinary Gentleman is a fictional universe created by Alan Moore in the comic book series The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, where all of the characters and events from literature (and possibly the entirety of fiction) coexist.

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Wyatt Earp: Frontier Marshal

Wyatt Earp: Frontier Marshal (1931) was a best-selling but largely fictional biography of Wyatt Earp written by Stuart N. Lake and published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

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1850 in literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of literature during 1850.

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1853 in literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of literature during 1853.

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1855 in literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of literature during 1855.

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1856 in literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of literature during 1856.

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1861 in literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of literature during 1861.

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1862 in literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of literature during 1862.

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1864 in literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of literature during 1864.

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1865 in literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of literature during 1865.

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1867 in literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of literature during 1867.

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1868 in literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of literature during 1868.

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1876 in literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of literature during 1876.

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1883 in literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of literature during 1883.

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1930 in literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of literature during 1930.

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1931 in New Zealand

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1989 in literature

This article presents a list of publications of literature, awards given, and births and deaths of major literary figures during 1989.

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1994 in literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of literature during 1994.

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1996 in literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of literature during 1996.

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1998 in literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of literature during 1998.

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2001 in literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of literature during 2001.

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2002 in literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of literature during 2002.

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2004 in literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of literature during 2004.

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2007 in literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of literature during 2007.

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2008 in literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of literature during 2008.

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2009 in literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of literature during 2009.

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2010 in literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of literature during 2010.

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2011 in literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of literature during 2011.

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2012 in literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of literature during 2012.

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2013 in literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of literature during 2013.

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2015 in literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of literature during 2015.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1931_in_literature

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