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Return to book index Unit 6 : The Modern Age (19001940)

In the early 1900s, poet Ezra Pound passionately urged fellow writers to "Make it new!" The selections in Unit Six explore how this call was answered. Use the resources below to examine the new means of literary expression that developed in the United States after World War I.

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