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By David Deutsch, Erik Tonning, Matthew Feldman

British Literature and Classical Music explores literary representations of classical track in early twentieth century British writing. masking authors starting from T.S. Eliot and Virginia Woolf to Aldous Huxley, H.G. Wells and D.H. Lawrence, the e-book examines literature produced in the course of a interval of extensively proliferating philosophical, academic, and performance-oriented musical actions in either private and non-private settings. David Deutsch demonstrates how this proliferation prompted classical track to turn into an more and more important part of British tradition and a motor vehicle for exploring contentious matters resembling social mobility, sexual freedoms, and overseas political rivalries.

by utilizing information of live performance courses, cult novels, and letters written throughout the First and moment international Wars, the e-book examines how authors either celebrated and satirized the musicality of the lower-middle and dealing periods, same-sex wanting contributors, and cosmopolitan promoters of a shared ecu tradition to depict those teams as helpful participants of and - much less usually as threats to – British existence.

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