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Waugh, Betjeman, Lewis, and the Missed Future of Modernism

Ashley Maher

in Reconstructing Modernism: British Literature, Modern Architecture, and the State

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198816485
eISBN:
9780191853708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816485.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

World War I has long been considered literary modernism’s defining historical event, a catastrophe that changed avant-garde optimism into postwar pessimism and fragmentation; however, the utopian ... More


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