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The Cambridge companion to Wyndham Lewis

Author: Tyrus Miller
Publisher: New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2016.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Cambridge Companion to Wyndham Lewis offers fresh insight into the fascinating and controversial works, both literary and visual, of Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957). Accessible to students and scholars alike, this Companion illuminates key areas of Lewis's life and career. Written by a team of leading experts, this book examines Lewis's work in light of contemporary concerns with radical politics, feminism and queer  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Wyndham Lewis; Wyndham Lewis; Wyndham Lewis
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tyrus Miller
ISBN: 9781107053984 1107053986 9781107645738 1107645735
OCLC Number: 920854041
Description: xvii, 182 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Janus-faced Lewis, avant-gardist and satirist / Tyrus Miller --
Lewis and the European avant-gardes / Sascha Bru --
Lewis and the critique of modernism / Andrzej Gąsiorek --
Lewis as visual artist / Richard Humphreys --
Wyndham Lewis's theories of satire and the practice of fiction / Melania Terrazas --
Lewis, satire, and portraiture / Paul Edwards --
Lewis and fascism / Nathan Waddell --
Lewis, anarchism, and socialism / Alan Munton --
Race and antisemitism in Lewis / Lara Trubowitz --
Women, masculinity, and homosexuality in Lewis / Erin G. Carlston --
Lewis's cultural criticism / David Ayers --
Wyndham Lewis between philosophy and God / Erik Bachman --
Lewis and media / Julian Murphet.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature.
Responsibility: edited by Tyrus Miller.

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