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Wyndham Lewis and Modernism

by Isobel Armstrong

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Published by Northcote House Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • English,
  • Literary Criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Writers & Their Work

    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7959083M
    ISBN 10074630952X
    ISBN 109780746309520

    I. Lewis and Modernism. In Wyndham Lewis coined the term ‘Men of ’ to denote a group of authors including himself, T.S. Eliot, James Joyce, and Ezra Pound. 1 The appellation soon gained popularity in critical discourse and continues to be widely utilized. Today, it tends to call to mind establishment modernism, or ‘high’ modernism, that ‘apolitical institutional, .   Theorizing Modernisms includes an account of European modernism, and analysis of the work of Apollinaire and Aberti, Wyndham Lewis and Mike Johnson, and Kert Schwitters. Steve Giles provides a much needed overview of the relationship between modernism and the avant-garde, postmodernism and modernity.

    "This book is a detailed analysis of Wyndham Lewis's allegories, aesthetics, and politics that identifies him as a central figure of modernism. Modernism is defined as a movement caught between the avant-garde's radical rejection of the status quo and the awareness of tradition, be it philosophical, political, religious, or artistic. Wyndham Lewis and the Cultures of Modernity book. Making a strong case for a revaluation of Wyndham Lewis (), this collection argues that significant aspects of Lewis's writing, painting, and thinking have not yet received the attention they deserve. The contributors explore Lewis's contributions to the production and.

    Get this from a library! Ezra Pound, Wyndham Lewis, and radical modernism. [Vincent B Sherry] -- Ezra Pound and Wyndham Lewis developed a highly experimental art in verse, prose, and paint; they were attracted simultaneously to political programs remarkably backward its outlook - the autocracies. Looking for books by Wyndham Lewis? See all books authored by Wyndham Lewis, including Tarr, and The Revenge for Love (Penguin Modern Classics), and more on


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"Vincent Sherry has the gift of never writing an uninteresting page in Pound, Lewis, and Radical is impossible in a brief note to capture the richness of this lucidly, gracefully written book, which, among other things, is surely the most thorough and original study of the influence of Wyndham Lewis on Pound."--Cited by: Wyndham Lewis is a 20th century master of fiction and Jameson's wide-ranging brilliant book takes us deep into the uniquely high-modern Lewis idea-machinery with its sources in painting (Lewis was as much a modern painter as a modern novelist) Lewis's literary tropes bristle with originality with roots in the hot-off-the-press cubism of Wyndham Cited by: Making a strong case for a revaluation of Wyndham Lewis (), this collection argues that significant aspects of Lewis's writing, painting, and thinking have not yet received the attention they deserve.

The contributors explore Lewis's contributions to the production and circulation of modernism and assess the links between Lewis's writing and painting and the.

Ezra Pound and Wyndham Lewis developed a highly experimental art; they were attracted simultaneously to political programs remarkably backward in outlook--the autocracies of Fascist Italy and Germany. That paradox, central to the problematic achievement of Anglo-American modernism, is freshly addressed in this study.

The first guide to the work of Wyndham Lewis as writer, novelist, and critic. Wyndham Lewis () was one of the most innovative writers and painters of his time.

An indefatigable critic of ideology, politics, and culture, Lewis was also one of modernism’s key creative artists and a unique twentieth-century thinker. This book offers a. Liverpool University Press is the UK's third oldest university press, with a distinguished history of publishing exceptional research since This book explores the development and significance of the writer and painter Wyndham Lewis, the history of Anglo-American modernism in addition to modernism's internal critique.

1 Fredric Jameson, Fables of Aggression: Wyndham Lewis, The Modernist as Fascist (Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, ). Wyndham Lewis, Hitler (London: Chutto and Windus, ).

Subsequently abbreviated as H. 2 Jameson (note 1), 3 Jameson, 4 Wyndham Lewis, The Art Of Being Ruled (New York: Haskell House, Reprint of ed.). Some Sort of Genius: A Life of Wyndham Lewis by Paul O'Keeffe. Cape, pp., £25, 12 OctoberBuy it at a discount from BOL. Wyndham Lewis: Painter and Writer by Paul Edwards.

Andrzej Gasiorek is Professor of Twentieth-Century Literature at the University of Birmingham. He is the author of Postwar British Fiction: Realism and After (), Wyndham Lewis and Modernism (), and J. Ballard () and the co-editor of T. Hulme and the Question of Modernism (), Ford Madox Ford: Literary Networks and Cultural Transformations ().

“[A] comprehensive study of Lewis’s entire oeuvre of visual art and writing. What stands out first of all is the appearance of this book: its stunning visual presence and size suggest prominence, and, at a time when Lewis criticism has emerged primarily in articles and in chapters of books surveying modernist cultures or genres, its scope is impressive and even daring.

Book Description: The first guide to the work of Wyndham Lewis as writer, novelist, and critic. Wyndham Lewis () was one of the most innovative writers and painters of his time. An indefatigable critic of ideology, politics, and culture, Lewis was also one of modernism's key creative artists and a unique twentieth-century thinker.

Wyndham Lewis and modernism. [Andrzej Gąsiorek] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Wyndham Lewis; Wyndham Lewis; Wyndham Lewis; Lewis: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Andrzej Gąsiorek.

Find more information about: ISBN:. The Wyndham Lewis and Modernism symposium was a one day event organized by the University of Victoria Libraries as part of The Lion and the Fox exhibition, which ran from April 1- at the Mearns Centre for Learning, celebrated C.J.

Fox’s donation of the material he collected about Lewis and other non-conformist writers over a 50 year period. Wyndham Lewis and Modernism by Professor Andrzej Gasiorek,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(6).

Blast was the short-lived literary magazine of the Vorticist movement in Britain. Two editions were published: the first on 2 July (dated 20 Junebut publication was delayed) and featured a bright pink cover, referred to by Ezra Pound as the "great MAGENTA cover'd opusculus"; and the second a year later on 15 July Both editions were written primarily by Wyndham Lewis.

“Jameson’s little book on Wyndham Lewis is an important and in many ways brilliant work, as much for its treatment of Lewis himself as for its two other important contributions: to an understanding of the ideology of modernism, and to an understanding of a socio-political-psychoanlaytic theory of criticism.

Wyndham Lewis, English artist and writer who founded the Vorticist movement, which sought to relate art and literature to the industrial process. About Lewis moved to London with his mother after his parents separated. At age 16 he won a scholarship to London’s Slade School of Fine Art, but he.

There is, however, a different side to the modernist preoccupation with personality and its social definition, a starker view typified in the short stories of Wyndham Lewis. This starker view is bound up with Lewis's aesthetic goals, and these are given direct formal expression in his major collection of stories, The Wild Body, published in This study offers a reconsideration of Wyndham Lewis’s work up to the s, based on a wide-ranging engagement with theories of modernity and modernism, against a ‘background’ of Enlightenment thought.

It discusses the philosophical, art historical and literary complexities of Lewis’s texts, and what they might mean for our understanding of their political : Fredric Jameson, who was a prominent professor there, wrote a book on Wyndham Lewis called Wyndham Lewis: The Modernist as Fascist.

Of course, that in itself is a paradox, because to many minds the radical Right and modernity or radical modernism would appear, superficially speaking, to be antithetical. Summary of Wyndham Lewis.

Wyndham Lewis was an English artist and writer best known as the founder of the Vorticist movement. Having travelled to Paris to study painting in the early years of the twentieth century, he returned to London in where he was amongst the first British artists to champion the virtues of Expressionism andhe would be.

This book explores the development and significance of the writer and painter Wyndham Lewis, the history of Anglo-American modernism in addition to modernism Author: Andrzej Gasiorek.The Cambridge Companion to Wyndham Lewis offers fresh insight into the fascinating and controversial works, both literary and visual, of Wyndham Lewis (–).

Accessible to students and scholars alike, this Companion illuminates key areas of Lewis's life and career.