Reading 1922: A Return to the Scene of the Modern. Paris in the 1920s, Michael North.

Reading 1922: A Return to the Scene of the Modern.

New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. First Printing of the First US Edition. A Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket. First Printing. Author Michael North takes the year 1922 the year in which both Ulysses and The Waste Land were published, in which The Great Gatsby was set, and during which the Fascisti took over in Italy, the Irish Free State was born, the Harlem Renaissance reached its peak, Charlie Chaplin's popularity crested, and King Tutankhamen's tomb was discovered. In short, the year which not only in hindsight became the primal scene of literary modernism but which served as the cradle for a host of major political and aesthetic transformations resonating around the globe. Item #25626
ISBN: 019512720x

Price: $65.00

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