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Show More Modernism: The Lure of Heresy from Baudelaire to Beckett and Beyond by Peter Gay.
Heinemann, 610 pp., £20, November 2007, 978 0 434 01044 8Show More
“... the modernism of Nazism, too, was unmistakable. Zygmunt Bauman, Peter Fritzsche and most recently Roger Griffin, in his formidable Modernism and Fascism: The Sense of a Beginning under Mussolini and Hitler, have pointed to the Modernist themes in Nazism. But Gay makes no mention of this accumulating literature. While he points, in discussing ...”