1922: Literature, Culture, Politics by Jean-Michel Rabaté

By Jean-Michel Rabaté

1922: Literature, tradition, Politics examines key features of tradition and background in 1922, a 12 months made recognized by means of the ebook of a number of modernist masterpieces, similar to T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land and James Joyce's Ulysses. person chapters written via top students supply new contexts for the year's major artistic endeavors, philosophy, politics, and literature. 1922 additionally analyzes either the political and highbrow forces that formed the cultural interactions of that privileged second. even supposing this quantity takes post-World warfare 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 Nineteen Twenties, hence stressing the broader impact of that momentous year.

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