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John Galsworthy, an English novelist and dramatist, was a well-known writer in the early twentieth century. On August \(14\), \(1867\), John Galsworthy was born in Coombe, Surrey, during the Victorian era and received his education at Harrow and New College, Oxford.
John Galsworthy*
Galsworthy's first published work was From the Four Winds, a collection of short stories, released in \(1897\). These and numerous other books were published under the pen name John Sinjohn.
The Forsyte Saga (1906–1921), and its successorsA Modern Comedy and End of the Chapter, are among Galsworthy's most famous works. His works include the following:
The Island Pharisees (\(1904\))
The Man of Property (\(1906\))
The Country House (\(1907\))
Fraternity (\(1909\))
The Patrician (\(1911\))
The Dark Flower (\(1913\))
Indian Summer of a Forsyte (\(1918\))
In Chancery (1920), Awakening (\(1920\))
To Let (\(1921\))
The White Monkey (\(1924\))
The Silver Spoon (\(1926\))
Swan Song (\(1928\))
The novel 'A Modern Comedy,' by Galsworthy, was published in \(1929\) as a collection of The White Monkey, The Silver Spoon, and Swan Song. Galsworthy's protagonists in both drama and prose fiction typically represent particular points of view or ideas. Galsworthy campaigned for several issues, including prison reform, women's rights, and animal welfare, as well as against censorship, through his writings. Galsworthy was a supporter of Britain's participation in World War I.
In \(1929\), John Galsworthy received the Order of Merit, and in \(1932\), he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. On January \(31\), \(1933\), he died in Hampstead.