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By Mark Whalan

This e-book presents a clean account of the key cultural and highbrow tendencies of the us in 1910s, a decade characterized through warfare, the flowering of modernism, the beginning of Hollywood, and innovative interpretations of tradition and society. Chapters on fiction and poetry, artwork and images, movie and vaudeville, and track, theatre, and dance discover those advancements, linking targeted remark with targeted case experiences of influential texts and occasions. those diversity from Tarzan of the Apes to The start of a kingdom, from the unconventional modernism of Gertrude Stein and the Provincetown avid gamers to the earliest jazz recordings. a last bankruptcy explores the massive impression of the 1st global battle on cultural understandings of nationalism, citizenship, and propaganda.

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