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Cultural and Aesthetic Modernism, Part 4 of 5

Harvey Gross, Diane Leonard, Steven Marcus, and James Olney discuss how best to measure the cultural and aesthetic health of a society, whether great art can be consistently equated with great social institutions, and some of the criteria against which … Continue reading

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Cultural and Aesthetic Modernism, Part 3 of 5

Harvey Gross, Diane Leonard, Steven Marcus, and James Olney¬†discuss the importance of social, artistic, and political criticism to the rise of modernism in the twentieth century. At the time of this interview, Gross, a Fellow at the National Humanities Center … Continue reading

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Cultural and Aesthetic Modernism, Part 2 of 5

Harvey Gross, Diane Leonard, Steven Marcus, James Olney, and Kejia Yuan¬†describe how modern politics, literature, and the arts are affected by questions of belief, either artistic or religious. At the time of this interview, Gross, a Fellow at the National … Continue reading

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Cultural and Aesthetic Modernism, Part 1 of 5

Harvey Gross, Diane Leonard, Steven Marcus, James Olney, and Kejia Yuan define and debate the meanings of modernism and the modern from the standpoints of literature, philosophy, and criticism. At the time of this interview, Gross, a Fellow at the … Continue reading

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