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Modernism, Internationalism and the Russian Revolution

David Ayers

Abstract

Modernism, Internationalism and the Russian Revolution examines responses to the Russian Revolution and the formation of the League of Nations in literature and journalism in the years following 1917. It examines early attempts to assess the Revolution, how the Bolsheviks intervened in the British public sphere, how visitors to Moscow responded to meeting Lenin and Trotsky, and the manner in which the League and Revolution occupied the work of such figures as T.S. Eliot, Leonard Woolf, Maynard Keynes, Clare Sheridan and H.G. Wells. This study reveals the extent and complexity of the debate abo ... More

Keywords: Russian Revolution, League of Nations, Modernism, Transnationalism, Lenin, Trotsky, T.S. Eliot, Leonard Woolf, H.G. Wells, Clare Sheridan, Tomáš Masaryk

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780748647330
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647330.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Ayers, author
University of Kent