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
“... of Lawrence’s fainting ‘civilisation’ striking back. The ‘Georgians’ buried their heads: between 1912 and 1922 Edward Marsh stubbornly published best-selling poetry collections, featuring Walterde la Mare, John Drinkwater, Harold Monro, Rupert Brooke, Wilfrid Blunt, nervously commemorating a threatened pastoral. Other writers, more diffident or isolated, threw in their lot with entropy ...”