Pentecostal Modernism: Lovecraft, Los Angeles, and World-Systems Culture

  title={Pentecostal Modernism: Lovecraft, Los Angeles, and World-Systems Culture},
  author={Stephen J. Shapiro and Philip Barnard},
Bringing together new accounts of the pulp horror writings of H.P. Lovecraft and the rise of the popular early 20th-century religious movements of American Pentecostalism and Social Gospel, Pentecostal Modernism challenges traditional histories of modernism as a secular avant-garde movement based in capital cities such as London or Paris. Disrupting accounts that separate religion from progressive social movements and mass culture, Stephen Shapiro and Philip Barnard construct a new Modernism… 
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