The Intellectuals and the Masses: Pride and Prejudice Among the Literary Intelligentsia, 1880-1939

The Intellectuals and the Masses: Pride and Prejudice Among the Literary Intelligentsia, 1880-1939

John Carey

Language: English

Pages: 246

ISBN: 0312098332

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


A critic of the founders of modern culture shows how early twentieth-century intellectuals imagined the ""masses"" as semihuman swarms, drugged by popular newspapers and cinema and ripe for extermination, relating this revulsion to Nietzsche's Superman.

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