Joanna Kavenna: The radical twenties
1 April 1999
Show More The Radical Twenties: Aspects of Writing, Politics and Culture by John Lucas.
Five Leaves, 263 pp., £11.99, January 1997, 0 907123 17 1Show More
“... What then will the winter be? Lawrence wasn’t alone in forecasting the unravelling of everything. Hardy wrote in 1914 of his feeling ‘that we are living in a more brutal age than that, say, of Elizabeth’, which ‘does not inspire one to write hopeful poetry, or even conjectural prose, but simply make[s] one sit still in an apathy, and watch the clock spinning backwards’. For Henry James, the ...”