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Early Signs and Precursors: In a similar vein, we are told that Giorgio de Chirico was “severely schizoid” p. Published July 15th by Harvard University Press first published Simplifying further, the author concludes that modernism may be subsumed under the double heading of hyperreflexivity and alienation.

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