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

By Jean-Michel Rabaté

1922: Literature, tradition, Politics examines key points of tradition and heritage in 1922, a 12 months made well-known through the book of numerous modernist masterpieces, reminiscent of T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land and James Joyce's Ulysses. person chapters written via prime students provide 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 if 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 concerning the 'Lost iteration' of cultural pilgrims who flocked to Paris and Berlin within the Twenties, hence stressing the broader effect of that momentous year.

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