“Constellation of Genius . . . is that most counterintuitive of things, an insanely readable book about modernism. Indeed, I think it no disservice to Jackson to say that this is the primer [modernism] has been looking for: a way into its symbolic labyrinth.” —Will Self, The Guardian
“A lively guide to modernism’s heyday . . . Deft, elegant and illuminating.” —Literary Review
“[A] marvelous diary of a single year . . . You will be struck by some startling moment of import in a life of genius or an epoch-making event.” —Sunday Herald
Kevin Jackson has written and edited more than twenty books, including The Book of Hours, Invisible Forms: A Guide to Literary Curiosities, and The Worlds of John Ruskin. He has written for The New Yorker, Granta, The Sunday Times (London), The Guardian, and Vogue, among other publications. He lives in Cambridge, England.
This is so interesting as I read and reread the information. My mother was an English teacher so I think of her as I read through the book.Published 14 months ago by Mary K. Dittberner
This is a fascinating book. It is essentially a diary of everything cultural - and some things political and historical - which happened in the very fertile year 1922. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Pamela Mia Paul