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1925:It is the height of the modernist period in literature, numerous books later considered classics are published. These works include Theodore Dreiser's An American Tragedy, Willa Cather's The Professor's House, T. S. Eliot'sThe Hollow Men, F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, Ernest Hemingway's In Our Time, Gertrude Stein's The Making of Americans, and Virginia Woolf s Mrs. Dalloway. The 1925 Pulitzer Prize for fiction goes to Edna Ferber for her novel So Big.

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