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The Intellectuals and the Masses (1-2-21)

00:00 What is modernism? https://www.utoledo.edu/library/canaday/guidepages/Modernism2.html 02:00 John Carey, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Carey_(critic) 13:00 The Intellectuals and the Masses: Pride and Prejudice Among the Literary Intelligentsia 1880-1939, https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=136235 31:40 Literary Modernism (In Our Time), https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ndfxeQSCgM0

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The Intellectuals and the Masses: Pride and Prejudice Among the Literary Intelligentsia 1880-1939

John Carey writes in this 1993 book: * This book is about the response of the English literary intelligentsia to the new phenomenon of mass culture. It argues that modernist literature and art can be seen as a hostile reaction … Continue reading

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The Unexpected Professor: An Oxford Life (2014)

John Carey writes: I suppose I could be accused of reducing these great novels to picture shows, and that’s probably true. They did seem primarily visual to me. When, later, I saw the 1956 film of War and Peace I … Continue reading

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