Item Number: 114110
Title: WYNDHAM LEWIS and the Cultures of Modernity
Author: Gasiorek, Andrzej ; Alice Reeve-Tucker ; Nathan Waddell (eds)
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Description: Aldershot: Ashgate, 2011. 24cm., hardcover, 265pp. Contents: Introduction, Andrzej Gasiorek, Alice Reeve-Tucker and Nathan Waddell; Part I Friends and Enemis: 'Quotation', Alan Munton; Vorticism denied: Wyndham Lewis and the English Cubists, Dominika Buchowska; In the 'enemy' camp: Wyndham Lewis, Naomi Mitchison and Rebecca West, Michael Hallam; The crisis of the system: Blast's reception, Jodie Greenwood; John Rodker, Julius Ratner and Wyndham Lewis: the split-man writes back, Ian Patterson. Part II Media and Mass Society: Sound and the cultural politics of time in the avant-garde: Wyndham Lewis's critique of Bergsonism, James Mansell; Modern times against western man: Wyndham Lewis, Charlie Chaplin and cinema, Scott Klein; 'The best in the worst of all possible worlds': corporate patronage in Wyndham Lewis's late work, Alexander Ruch; Wyndham Lewis, Evelyn Waugh and inter-war British youth: conflict and infantilism, Alice Reeve-Tucker and Nathan Waddell. Part III Culture and Modernity: The culture theories of Wyndham Lewis and T.S, Eliot, Victor Barac; Wyndham Lewis on art, culture and politics in the 1930s, Andrzej Gasiorek; Wyndham Lewis and the uses of shellshock: from meat to postmodernism, Paul Edwards.
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