Reaction and the Avant-Garde: The Revolt Against Liberal Democracy in Early Twentieth-Century Brtiain

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This book illuminates a vital facet of right-wing thought in the first decades of the twentieth century, which had a powerful hold on Europe's intellectual elite. Prominent literary figures, such as Alfred Orange, Ezra Pound, Hilaire Belloc and the Chestertons, led a revolt against liberal parliamentary democracy in Britain. This group--a self-identifying Nietzschean elite eager to lead the masses--despised parliaments as representing and embodying a ""nation."" Tom Villis examines the literary works, private papers, ...

Reaction and the Avant-Garde: The Revolt Against Liberal Democracy in Early Twentieth-Century Brtiain 2006, I. B. Tauris & Company, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781845110390

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