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Published by Princeton University Press, Oxford University Press in Princeton (N.J.), London .
Written in English


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Statementby Samuel Hynes.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 427p., 16p. of plates
Number of Pages427
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18357033M

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The Edwardian Turn of Mind brilliantly evokes the cultural temper of an age. The years between the death of Queen Victoria and the outbreak of the First World War witnessed a turbulent and dramatic struggle between the old and the : Random House. The Edwardian Garden Party --The decline and fall of Tory England --Undecided prophets --The Fabians: Mrs. Webb and Mr. Wells --Science, seers and sex --The trouble with women --The theater and the Lord Chamberlain --The organization of morality --Human character changes --The end of the party --Appendices: A. Biographical Sketches --B. Samuel Hynes. Samuel Hynes is Woodrow Wilson Professor of Literature as Princeton University. Together with his earlier works- The Edwardian Turn of Mind and The Auden Generation- A War Imagined forms an important continuous study of the relationship between literature, the arts and th4e events of history during the first four decades of the twentieth century. Edwardian Turn of Mind Samual Hynes, Author Random House (UK) $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS New Coronavirus Updates for the Book .