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CHAPTER XIII
THE EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY

on November ii-Armistice Day-in memory of the fallen. This haunting little poem appeared first in the pages of Punch, where much first-class verse saw the light about that time.
We can mention in this necessarily brief survey only one more of the poets who gave their lives for England during those tragic years - Julian Grenfell, 1888-1915, a brilliant young figure, sportsman, athlete, Oxford 'Blue,' and born soldier. If he had written nothing but Into Battle his name would endure-and, indeed, he wrote little else.
All the bright company of heaven Hold him in their high comradeship.
Between 1920 and 1935 English literature underwent many changes, perhaps superficial rather than fundamental, but sufficiently striking to mark off the new somewhat sharply from the old. Young writers embraced wild new ideas with unquestioning ardour, and the trammels of metre, even of grammar, were eagerly discarded. Decorum likewise was sent whistling down the wind, and reason, that austere goddess, was all too frequently dethroned. In fiction the realistic and n new analytical novel kept pace with, though it note in did not outstrip, the romantic story and the brograpay. full-blooded 'thriller.' In biography Lytton Strachey, 1880-1932, founded a new school, epigrammatic, destructive, ironical, and initiated the fashion for `debunking' the Illustrious Departed.
Enough has been said to show that in England literature is a vital and formative force to-day. Only twice in our history since the time of Chaucer have we been, as it were, in slack water between the tides-in the fifteenth century and for a short time very early in the nineteenth-and even those periods, though poor in

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