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By Paul Jackson

The literary journal The New Age introduced jointly a various set of intellectuals. opposed to the backdrop of the 1st global struggle, they selected to put in writing approximately greater than modernist paintings and aesthetics. by way of heavily interpreting and contextualizing their contributions, Paul Jackson's examine explores various political and philosophical responses to modernity. Jackson demonstrates the necessity to interpret modernisms no longer purely as a classy phenomena,but as inherently associated with politics and philosophy. by means of putting the writing of a canonical modernist, Wyndham Lewis, opposed to a determine frequently excluded from the canon, H.G. Wells, Jackson's research additional examines wartime modernisms that embraced socialist and political opinions. This examine offers 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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