Modris Eksteins: New, Fast and Modern, 21 February 2008
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
“... Prud’homme, but all existing structure and command. ‘The true Dadas are against Dada,’ Tristan Tzara would proclaim. Were one to chart Modernism as a mood – and that’s the best way to look at it, as a cultural temper rather than as a specific style, let alone movement – existing between, say, the 1870s and the end of the Second World ...”