To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee Set in a small Southern town during the Depression, this novel follows three years in the life of 8-year-old Scout Finch, her brother, Jem, and their father, Atticus—three years punctuated by the arrest and eventual trial of a young black man accused of raping a white woman.
In terms of the Euro-American tradition, the main periods are captured in the bipartite division, Modernist literature and Postmodern literatureflowering from roughly to and to  respectively, divided, as a rule of thumb, by World War II.
The somewhat malleable term of contemporary literature is usually applied with a post cutoff point. Although these terms modern, contemporary and postmodern are most applicable to Western literary history, the rise of the globalization has allowed European literary ideas to spread into non-Western cultures fairly rapidly, so that Asian and African literatures can be included into these divisions with only minor qualifications.
And in some ways, such as in Postcolonial literaturewriters from non-Western cultures were on the forefront of literary development. Technological advances during the 20th century allowed cheaper production of books, resulting in a significant rise in production of popular literature and trivial literaturecomparable to the similar developments in music.
The division of "popular literature" and "high literature" in the 20th century is by no means absolute, and various genres such as detectives or science fiction fluctuate between the two. Largely ignored by mainstream literary criticism for the most of the century, these genres developed their own establishments and critical awards; these include the Nebula Award sincethe British Fantasy Award since or the Mythopoeic Awards since Towards the end of the 20th century, electronic literature developed due to the development of hypertext and later the world wide web.
The Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded annually throughout the century with the exception of, and —the first laureate being Sully Prudhomme. The Lord of the Rings was also voted "book of the century" in various surveys.meaning, and to analyze how that meaning is embodied in literary form.
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