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The modern temper

American culture and society in the 1920s

by Lynn Dumenil

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Published by Hill and Wang in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Civilization -- 1918-1945,
    • United States -- History -- 1919-1933

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]-333) and index.

      StatementLynn Dumenil ; consulting editor, Eric Foner.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE169 .D912 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 351 p. ;
      Number of Pages351
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1120698M
      ISBN 100809069784
      LC Control Number94047198

      The Modern Temper. World War I destroyed the idea that humanity and civilization were "progressing." This had been the big stimulus for progressivism; but the unimaginable carnage of the War had produced a disillusionment among many people; particularly young . The Modern Temper. STUDY. Flashcards. Learn. Write. Spell. Test. PLAY. Match. Gravity. Created by. krhong. Terms in this set (46) - What are the dates of the beginning and end of the period? Jazz Age 20s/Roaring 20s/The Boom Great Depression 30s. Give the names of the two of "most memorable decades in American history" WWI.

      Dumenil (History/Occidental COIL; Freemasonry and American Culture, , not reviewed) demonstrates in the course of this well-conceived book that a series of far-reaching social issues not only set the tone of the s but also ""formed central motifs that . Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ahuja, Chaman. Tragedy, modern temper, and O'Neill. Delhi: Macmillan India,

      Read "The Modern Temper American Culture and Society in the s" by Lynn Dumenil available from Rakuten Kobo. When most of us take a backward glance at the s, we may think of prohibition and the jazz age, of movies stars and f Brand: Farrar, Straus And Giroux.   His most recent book is “The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America’s Highest Office.” He hosts a weekly podcast, “This Is Democracy.” Ap at AM EDT.


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“The Modern Temper is an engaging, stimulating, and thoughtful re-creation of one of our most interesting and complex decades. A wonderful accomplishment.” ―Lawrence W. Levine, George Mason University “Lynn Dumenil's The Modern Temper provides an exciting and original synthesis of a crucial decade that few of us really by: Turning to the flip side of the '20s' flapper image, Dumenil looks at the darker side of the decade forming the ``central motifs that have shaped the modern American temper.'' Between the end of WWI a.

Dumenil (History/Occidental Coll.; Freemasonry and American Culture,not reviewed) demonstrates in the course of this well-conceived book that a series of far-reaching social issues not only set the tone of the s but also ``formed central motifs that Author: Lynn Dumenil. “Exactly twenty-five years after ‘The Modern Temper’ appeared I returned to the general subject in a book called ‘The Measure Of Man.’ In it I attempted to set forth my reasons for no longer believing that the mechanistic, materialistic, and deterministic conclusions of science have to be accepted as fact.” Free will is making a Cited by: The Modern Temper book.

Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Krutch's incisive examination of the dilemmas faced by modern man 4/5. The Modern Temper: American Culture and Society in the s by Lynn Dumenil. When most of us take a backward glance at the s, we may think of prohibition and the jazz age, of movies stars and flappers, of Harold Lloyd and Mary Pickford, of Lindbergh and Hoover--and of Black Friday, Octowhen the plunging stock market.

I liked the book's kaleidoscopic narrative and emphasis on historical continuities dating back to the Progressive Era.

WWI was a generation-shaping event, yes, While it can be a little dry and overly synthetic of others' work at points, Lynn Dumenil's "The Modern Temper" is at its core a /5.

By definition, the term ‘modern’ is used to refer to something that is semantically flexible and can be determined by a certain point of reference.

While Joseph Wood Krutch used the term to mean ‘current’ or ‘contemporary’, Krutch provided an assessment regarding the Zeitgeist or cultural mood that he had experienced personally.

For this study, the term ‘modern’ is used in a Author: Daphna Erdinast-Vulcan. “The Modern Temper is an engaging, stimulating, and thoughtful re-creation of one of our most interesting and complex decades.

A wonderful accomplishment.” —Lawrence W. Levine, George Mason University “Lynn Dumenil's The Modern Temper provides an exciting and original synthesis of a crucial decade that few of us really by:   The Modern Temper is an engaging, stimulating, and thoughtful re-creation of one of our most interesting and complex decades.

A wonderful accomplishment.” —Lawrence W. Levine, George Mason University “Lynn Dumenil's The Modern Temper provides an exciting and original synthesis of a crucial decade that few of us really : Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

The Modern Temper is a very carefully orchestrated treatise that strips it's reader of everything leaving them psychologically nude either accepting the existence of a God or rejecting such leaving them dead inside without hope, meaning, identity, purpose, direction or joy.

It is a book that is comforted by times before the thrust of. The Modern Temper is a fascinating read and necessary to an understanding of the kind of spiritual nihilism that enabled Darwinism, Communism, Fascism, Existentialism, etc., but it is a a defeatist text.

Mr.5/5. This book stands as an unflinchingly honest examination of the major moral questions of our era. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

The Modern Temper: A Study and a Confession Joseph Wood Krutch Snippet view - The beginning of the “Roaring 20’s” requires a complex understanding of the forces in the United States and how it created a self-conscious break with the past and a search for new forms of expression and politics.

Dumenil in her book “The Modern Temper” identifies and defines how modernism came about in the United States. Get this from a library. The modern temper: American culture and society in the s.

[Lynn Dumenil] -- "Lynn Dumenil brings a fresh interpretation to a dramatic, important, and misunderstood decade. As her lively work makes clear, changing values brought an end to the repressive Victorian era; urban.

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