By Paul Jackson
The literary journal The New Age introduced jointly a various set of intellectuals. opposed to the backdrop of the 1st global warfare, they selected to write down approximately greater than modernist artwork and aesthetics. via heavily analyzing and contextualizing their contributions, Paul Jackson's research explores numerous political and philosophical responses to modernity. Jackson demonstrates the necessity to interpret modernisms now not in simple terms as a classy phenomena,but as inherently associated with politics and philosophy. by way of putting the writing of a canonical modernist, Wyndham Lewis, opposed to a determine frequently excluded from the canon, H.G. Wells, Jackson's examine extra examines wartime modernisms that embraced socialist and political beliefs. This learn presents the 1st shut research of cultural contributions from the hot Age, tracing the unconventional, modernist debates that constructed in its pages.
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