Modernist Literature

Modernist Literature

Literary Modernism has its origins in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, mainly in Europe and North America. Modernism is characterized by a self-conscious break with traditional styles of poetry and verse. Modernists experimented with literary form and expression, adhering to the modernist maxim to "Make it new." The modernist literary movement was driven by a desire to overturn traditional modes of representation and express the new sensibilities of their time.

Read more about Modernist Literature:  Introduction, Origins of Modernist Literature, Continuation: 1920s and 1930s, Modernist Literature After 1939, Modernist Writers

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