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In 1926--Living on the Edge of Time
by Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht

Overview - 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, 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.  Read more...

 
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Overview
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, 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.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780674000551
  • ISBN-10: 0674000552
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press
  • Publish Date: February 1998
  • Page Count: 448


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