Wyndham Lewis: A Critical Guide by Andrzej GasiorekWyndham Lewis: A Critical Guide by Andrzej Gasiorek

Wyndham Lewis: A Critical Guide

EditorAndrzej Gasiorek, Nathan Waddell

Paperback | July 29, 2015

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This critical guide introduces the reader to the work of Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957), a major modernist and thought-provoking satirist who was at the centre of the avant-garde in early 20th-century London and a key figure in the development of Vorticism.These 15 newly commissioned essays explain the complex role Lewis's work played in the formation, development, and criticism of modernism. There are chapters on Lewis and Vorticism and Avant-Gardism,War, Cultural Criticism, Satire, Race and Gender, Politics, Technology and Mass Media, and Modernismas well as individual chapters on key texts, including Tarr, The Apes of God, The Revenge for Love, The Human Age, and Self-Condemned. With an Introduction, an opening chapter on Lewis's pre-war writing and a closing chapter on his reputation and legacy, this is the most thorough survey of Lewis'swork to date.
Andrzej Gasiorek is Reader in Twentieth-Century Literature, Department of English, University of Birmingham. Nathan Waddell is an Advance Research Fellow (NARF) at the University of Nottingham, and Secretary and Treasurer of the Wyndham Lewis Society. He is the author of Modern John Buchan (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2009) and Modernis...
Title:Wyndham Lewis: A Critical GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.68 inPublished:July 29, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0748685685

ISBN - 13:9780748685684