The late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries were a period of transformation in both artistic and philosophical movements. It was a movement that reflected the rapidly industrialising world, where literature was moving away from classical and traditional forms. Some consider modernism a mode of thinking, while others consider it a re-examination of all aspects of existence.
In the timeline, we explore some key figures and events that contributed to shaping modernism and celebrate 100 years since 1922—the pinnacle year of modernist publishing!
Featured Image: typewriters on the beach by Matt Artz via Unsplash
This is a wonderful article and resource. Not only is it interesting, I’ll be sharing it with my students! (Any chance a visual like this can be made for ALL of the periods in literary history in the English-speaking world?)
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