Constellation of Genius
1922: Modernism Year One
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Farrar, Straus & Giroux|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $30.00|
| Book Description: |
Ezra Pound referred to 1922 as Year One of a new era. It was the year that began with the publication of James Joyce's Ulysses and ended with the publication of T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land, two works that were arguably "the sun and moon" of modernist literature, some would say of modernity itself.
In Constellation of Genius, Kevin Jackson puts the titanic achievements of Joyce and Eliot in the context of the world in which their works first appeared. As...