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Published: 07 May 2019

224 Pages | 6 Illustrations

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198825432

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Modernist Fraud

Hoax, Parody, Deception

Leonard Diepeveen

  • A fascinating study of literature and the visual arts from 1910 to 1935 that explores the notion that Modernism was a fraud
  • Draws on a wide range of materials including reviews and newspaper accounts of art scandals, doggerel, parodies, hoaxes, and popular culture of the time
  • Includes many narratives of forgotten events and figures and continues to develop our knowledge of modernism
  • Places modern literature in a larger context

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