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Constellation of genius 1922: modernism year one by Jackson, Kevin

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Modernism (Literature),
  • Nineteen twenty-two, A.D.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titles1922: modernism year one
StatementKevin Jackson
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN56.M54 J32 2013
The Physical Object
Pagination430 pages
Number of Pages430
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27149161M
ISBN 100374128987
ISBN 109780374128982
LC Control Number2013015124
OCLC/WorldCa827256875

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Jackson navigates this spectacular starscape in his latest book, Constellation of Genius. was a very busy year in modern history. Howard Carter discovered King Tutankhamun's tomb, Albert Einstein won the Nobel Prize for Physics, and the Soviet Union was founded with Lenin as its leader, with Stalin following close behind. These high production values only highlight the fact that Constellation of Genius does not really work as a book, but would make a brilliant website. It chops and changes like the different frames.   Constellation of Genius is an insanely readable book about modernism. Indeed, I think it no disservice to Jackson to say that this is the primer the subject has been looking for: a way into its symbolic labyrinth for even the most literal- --Will SelfReviews: - Sunday Herald, Constellation of Genius is that most counterintuitive of things, an insanely readable book about modernism. Indeed, I think it no disservice to Jackson to say that this is the primer [modernism] has been looking for: a way into its symbolic labyrinth., " Constellation of Genius is an insanely readable book about modernism.".