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English Literature: Modernism

This is a research guide for resources in English Literature.

   The Modern Period lasted from 1914 CE to 1945 CE, and it is characterized by the following:

  • Modernism,
  • the Lost Generation/Writers of the Jazz Age (1914 - 1929 CE),
  • Realism, and
  • the Harlem Renaissance.


When searching MICAL or when searching a database, the following Subject Headings can be used in a "Subject" search. Below are links to relevant subject searches in the catalog:

Modernism (Literature)

American literature -- 20th century

Harlem Renaissance

Realism in literature

Keyword search for the "Lost Generation"

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