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Pays shut realization to either British and American modernism
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Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Nehemas, Alexander (1985). Nietzsche: Life as Literature. : Harvard University Press. Nietzsche, Friedrich (1983). Untimely Meditations, trans. H. J. Hollingdale. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Nietzsche, Friedrich (2000). The Birth of Tragedy, trans. Douglas Smith. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Nietzsche, Friedrich (2003). Writings from Late Notebooks, ed. Rüdiger Bittner, trans. Kate Sturge. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Nordau, Max (1895).
But the magnificent here and now of life in the flesh is ours, and ours alone, and ours only for a time. We ought to dance with rapture that we should be alive and part of the Religion 27 living incarnate cosmos” (Lawrence 1980: 149). Not all the modernists found such a joyful alternative to traditional religion. References and further reading Ahlstrom, Sidney E. (1972). A Religious History of the American People. : Yale University Press. Arnold, Matthew (1960–77). , ed. R. H. Super. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.
Later, Yeats and his young friend Ezra Pound devoted themselves to promoting the reputation of the Bengali poet Rabindrinath Tagore, an Indian nationalist who wrote poems about mystical unity with God. Yeats assisted Tagore in translating his works into English, and took pride in Tagore’s winning the Nobel Prize in 1913. Signs of a backlash were apparent, however, when Pound and Wyndham Lewis published the first issue of the short-lived Vorticist literary journal Blast in 1914. Among the figures on their list of infamous people to blast were Rabindranath Tagore and Annie Besant, President of the Theosophical Society.