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This inclusive advisor to Modernist literature considers the excessive Modernist writers akin to Eliot, Joyce, Pound and Yeats along ladies writers and writers of the Harlem Renaissance. demanding situations the concept that Modernism was once conservative and reactionary. Relates the modernist impulse to broader cultural and old crises and activities.
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