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Synonyms for 1920s

the decade from 1920 to 1929

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David Wallace's book, Capital of the World, seems to have been written to take advantage of the renewed interest in everything '20s.
2) After the First World War and the defeat of inflation, Potsdamer Platz was the symbol of the city in the roaring '20s.
The Roaring '20s - particularly in New York, Douglas's focus - represent the end of Victorian gentility, the conclusion of the 19th-century feminization of American culture (the topic of her previous research).
Its big drum, under its square top, terminates the composition on the Elbe, and acts as a counterpoint to the five-storey '20s tower diagonally across the court.
In the '20s, New York came into its own as a global capital and this was symbolized by the convergence of vertical and horizontal forces.
Moreover, the events that constitute the episode of New York Dada are confined to the years of World War I and its immediate aftermath, whereas the influence of Surrealism spreads unevenly over the next three decades of American history, beginning with a select group of American writers and magazine editors living in Paris in the '20s and moving on to the eventual absorption of Surrealist automatism into the visual vocabulary of Abstract Expressionism during the years of World War II.
in the works of the '20s, the grid assumes the role of the signifier; it is the foundation of his plastic discourse, while color, or its absence, operates on a more "retinal," perceptual level.