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After the New Age

Mathew Thomson

in Psychological Subjects: Identity, Culture, and Health in Twentieth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199287802
eISBN:
9780191713378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287802.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the interest in psychology among intellectuals in the first half of the century. It focuses on the trajectories of a series of figures, including A. R. Orage, Dimitri ... More


The New Age: Gender, Nation and Empire

Chris Mourant

in Katherine Mansfield and Periodical Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474439459
eISBN:
9781474459730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439459.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Chapter 1 examines the ways in which Mansfield unsettled established ideas about nationhood and empire by responding to the politics of individualist feminism in the pages of The New Age, edited by ... More


‘The Two Internationals’

David Ayers

in Modernism, Internationalism and the Russian Revolution

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780748647330
eISBN:
9781474453820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647330.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter outlines the attempts of journalists in the New Age and the New Statesman to understand and evaluate the events of the Russian Revolution as they occurred, with reference to such figures ... More


Old and New in Modernist Art

Robert Scholes

in Paradoxy of Modernism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108200
eISBN:
9780300128840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108200.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the paradoxy of Old and New in the visual arts from the perspective of a weekly magazine—The New Agethat appeared in the crucial years from 1910 to 1914. Excerpts from The New ... More


Parodic Translation: Katherine Mansfield and the ‘Boris Petrovsky’ Pseudonym

Chris Mourant

in Katherine Mansfield and Translation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474400381
eISBN:
9781474416054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400381.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines the fraudulent ‘translations’ that Mansfield composed under the pseudonym ‘Boris Petrovsky’ for the little magazine Rhythm. Suggesting the possible origins of this imagined ... More


Personality, Celebrity, and Modernism’s ‘Impossible Interviews’

Rebecca Roach

in Literature and the Rise of the Interview

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198825418
eISBN:
9780191864094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825418.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the impact of an emergent promotional culture on interviews in the early years of the twentieth century. Enthusiastically adopted by self-help proponents, who encouraged ... More


Late-Century African American Poets and Realist Gentility

Elizabeth Renker

in Realist Poetics in American Culture, 1866-1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198808787
eISBN:
9780191863660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808787.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter argues that late-century black poets carved out a new postbellum form of African American poetic realism. These poets, too, have fallen prey to the twilight narrative. While critics ... More


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