The First Moderns: Profiles in the Origins of Twentieth-Century Thought by William R. Everdell
A lively and accessible history of Modernism, The First Moderns is filled with portraits of genius, and intellectual breakthroughs, that richly evoke the fin-de-siècle atmosphere of Paris, Vienna, St. Louis, and St. Petersburg. William Everdell offers readers an invigorating look at the unfolding of an age.
University of Chicago Press, 1998.
ISBN: 9780226224817. 501 pp.
Softcover. Very good.