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In 1926: Lliving on the Edge of Time Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht

In 1926: Lliving on the Edge of Time

Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht

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ISBN : 9780674000568
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505 pages
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It was not 1066 or 1588 or 1945, yet 1926 was the year A.A. Milne published Winnie-the-Pooh and Alfred Hitchcock released his first successful film, The Lodger. A set of modern masters was at work - Jorge Luis Borges, Babe Ruth, Leni Riefenstahl,MoreIt was not 1066 or 1588 or 1945, yet 1926 was the year A.A. Milne published Winnie-the-Pooh and Alfred Hitchcock released his first successful film, The Lodger. A set of modern masters was at work - Jorge Luis Borges, Babe Ruth, Leni Riefenstahl, Ernest Hemingway, Josephine Baker, Greta Garbo, Franz Kafka, Gertrude Stein and Martin Heidegger - while factory workers, secretaries, engineers, architects, and Argentine cattle-ranchers were performing their daily tasks.