Mordernist Literature and Writing

Nicole Petretic

When? Why?

Modernist literature started in about 1890s and started to come to a close in the 1940s.One of the main reasons it came up was because individualism started to become a virtue to America rather than being discouraged.

How it affected society then and now

Modernism is believed to of helped shape the "roaring twenties". Modernist writers changed the way people think about artists and creative pursuits.

Important Writers:

Books and Poems by Modernist Writers

American Literature - Modernism (1914-1946)