1922: Literature, Culture, Politics

1922: Literature, Culture, Politics


1922: Literature, tradition, Politics examines key features of tradition and heritage in 1922, a yr made well-known through the ebook of a number of modernist masterpieces, equivalent to T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land and James Joyce's Ulysses. person chapters written by way of prime students provide new contexts for the year's major artworks, philosophy, politics, and literature. 1922 additionally analyzes either the political and highbrow forces that formed the cultural interactions of that privileged second. even though this quantity takes post-World struggle I Europe as its leader concentration, American artists and authors additionally obtain considerate attention. In its multiplicity of perspectives, 1922 demanding situations misconceptions in regards to the 'Lost iteration' of cultural pilgrims who flocked to Paris and Berlin within the Twenties, hence stressing the broader effect of that momentous 12 months.

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