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Wyndham Lewis and the Art of Modern War
     

Wyndham Lewis and the Art of Modern War

by David Peters Corbett
 

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This volume considers the place of aggression and warfare in Lewis' art and literature within a closely defined historical context. Focusing on the effect of the First World War on Lewis's thought and his practice as artist and writer, it examines his war art, and the post-war politics and aesthetics in detail, and reassess the justice of the view of Lewis as the

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This volume considers the place of aggression and warfare in Lewis' art and literature within a closely defined historical context. Focusing on the effect of the First World War on Lewis's thought and his practice as artist and writer, it examines his war art, and the post-war politics and aesthetics in detail, and reassess the justice of the view of Lewis as the uncontrolled aggressor of British modernism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521107907
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/13/2009
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)

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