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Spring 2017

Modern Age

Volume: 59
Number: 2
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Modern Age has been America’s leading conservative quarterly for more than half a century.

Editor's Note

Tradition, Innovation, and "Modern Age"
Poetry in the Modern Age:
An Editorial Statement


What Bob Dylan Means to Literature, and to Song


At the Lake House
To Hilary, on Our Wedding Day
Paolo and Francesca

Symposium: Being Conservative in the Year of Trump

Conservatism in an Age of Alienation
The Ghost of Conservatism Past
Conservatism’s Constitutional Moment
The Conservative Disposition in a Revolutionary Age
Fusionism Once and Future


Nostalgia for the Present
Solidarity and More
The Dictatorship of Interest
Creative Destruction in Fiction