Modernity, Modernism


Modernity, Modernism – For many historians, the period known as modernity begins in the mid-seventeenth century, with the Enlightenment. The style of art known as Modernism (notice the “-ism”), sometimes specified as High Modernism, comes at the end of the nineteenth century, with Pound in poetry, Joyce and Woolf (and the earlier Kleist) in prose, and Manet, [...]