Modernism and democracy [electronic resource] : literary culture, 1900-1930 / Rachel Potter.
- Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
1 online resource (209 p.)
- Modernism (Literature).
English literature -- Political aspects.
American literature -- Political aspects.
- Electronic books.
- Anglo-American modernist writing and the modern mass democratic state emerged at the same time, during the period of 1900-1930. Rachel Potter charts the changes in the ideas of democracy and discusses the wide range of reactions to these changes. She argues that modernist poems were shaped by rapidly evolving and complicated ideas of democracy. - ;Anglo-American modernist writing and modern mass democratic states emerged at the same time, during the period of 1900-1930. Yet writers such as T. S. Eliot, W. B. Yeats, Ezra Pound, Wyndham Lewis, and Ford Madox Ford were notoriously hostile to mode
- Contents; Introduction. Unacknowledged Legislators: Modernist Poetry and Democracy; Chapter 1. 'No artist can ever love democracy': Modernism and Democracy 1907-1914; Chapter 2. Modernist Literature: Individualism and Authority; Chapter 3. H.D.: Egoist Modernism; Chapter 4. T. S. Eliot, Women, and Democracy; Chapter 5. Mina Loy: Psycho-Democracy; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -194) and index.
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