Modernism and British Socialism

Paperback | September 4, 2012

byThomas Linehan

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Thomas Linehan offers a fresh perspective on late Victorian and Edwardian socialism by examining the socialist revival of these years from the standpoint of modernism. In so doing, he explores the modernist mission as extending beyond the concerns of the literary and artistic avant-garde to incorporate political and social movements.

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Thomas Linehan offers a fresh perspective on late Victorian and Edwardian socialism by examining the socialist revival of these years from the standpoint of modernism. In so doing, he explores the modernist mission as extending beyond the concerns of the literary and artistic avant-garde to incorporate political and social movements.

THOMAS LINEHAN read History at the University of York, UK, went on to receive his doctorate in History from the University of London, and is currently Lecturer in History at Brunel University. He has published widely on political and social movements in Britain, 1880s-present.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 7.74 × 5.1 × 0.43 inPublished:September 4, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230230113

ISBN - 13:9780230230118

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Series PrefaceAcknowledgements Introduction Defining Modernism The Spiritual and Epiphanic Modernism of British Socialism Socialist Utopian Modernism: the Myths of the Kingdom and the Golden Age Experiments in Social Modernism: the Communities of Hope Contesting Abstract Space The Return to Origins: Modernism, Socialism and Childhood Fabian Modernism Conclusion Notes Select Bibliography Index