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Imagined Futures – Writing, Science, and Modernity in the To-Day and To-Morrow Book Series, 1923-31 - Oxford Scholarship Online
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Imagined Futures: Writing, Science, and Modernity in the To-Day and To-Morrow Book Series, 1923-31

Max Saunders

Abstract

This study provides the first substantial history and analysis of the To-Day and To-Morrow series of 110 books, published by Kegan Paul Trench and Trübner (and E. P. Dutton in the USA) from 1923 to 1931, in which writers chose a topic, described its present, and predicted its future. Contributors included J. B. S. Haldane, Bertrand Russell, Vernon Lee, Robert Graves, Vera Brittain, Sylvia Pankhurst, Hugh McDiarmid, James Jeans, J. D. Bernal, Winifred Holtby, André Maurois, and many others. The study combines a comprehensive account of its interest, history, and range with a discussion of its k ... More

Keywords: future, futurology, science, technology, modernity, modernism, literature, Haldane, Bernal, Ogden

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198829454
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198829454.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Max Saunders, author
Director, Arts & Humanities Research Institute, King's College London