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eBook Some Sort of Genius: A Life of Wyndham Lewis ePub

by Paul O'Keeffe

  • ISBN: 0224031023
  • Category: History and Criticism
  • Subcategory: Photo and Art
  • Author: Paul O'Keeffe
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Jonathan Cape; New Ed edition (2000)
  • Pages: 356
  • ePub book: 1898 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1858 kb
  • Other: mbr lit mobi docx
  • Rating: 4.7
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Wyndham Lewis: "People are only friends in so much that they are of use to yo. And that about says all you need . Second, this book is a great lead up to a new book, Neil Pearson's "Obelisk Press, A History of Jack Kahane and the Obelisk Press," released in February, 2008.

Wyndham Lewis: "People are only friends in so much that they are of use to yo. And that about says all you need to know about Wyndham Lewis, a self-promoter who included himself as one of the four "Men of 1914" (the other three: T. E. Eliot, James Joyce, Ezra Pound).

Anti-war books of the 1930s argued against what he regarded as a war-mongering left-wing orthodoxy, and . Paul O'Keeffe is a freelance lecturer and writer based in Liverpool.

Anti-war books of the 1930s argued against what he regarded as a war-mongering left-wing orthodoxy, and presented the case for the right. This placed him in the position somewhere between an advocate of appeasement and what looked uncomfortably like a Nazi sympathizer.

Paul O'Keeffe's new Life of Lewis does not hold back on the toe-jam

Paul O'Keeffe's new Life of Lewis does not hold back on the toe-jam. Some Sort of Genius is, among other things, a compendium of the many reasons people found to dislike its subject. Lewis became, sometimes by circumstance, sometimes by design, the sponsor of a wide range of opportunities for fear and loathing. Women were especially favoured in this respect. O'Keeffe observes that in all his relationships with women Lewis sought to present the image of a man with no attachments or encumbrances.

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More by Paul O'Keeffe. A Genius for Failure. Gaudier-Brzeska: An Absolute Case of Genius. Paul T. O'Keefe, Paul O'Keeffe.

A man of undoubted genius, . Eliot said of Wyndham Lewis. ut genius for what precisely it would be remarkably difficult to say. Painter and draughtsman, novelist, satirist, pamphleteer and critic, Wyndham Lewis’s multifarious activities defy easy categorization. He launched the only twentieth century English avant-garde art movement, Vorticism, in 1914.

Painter and draughtsman, novelist, satirist, pamphleteer and critic, Lewis’ multifarious activities defy easy categorisation. Other Titles of Interest.

Published by Pimlico. Painter and draughtsman, novelist, satirist, pamphleteer and critic, Lewis’ multifarious activities defy easy categorisation. He launched the only twentieth-century English avant garde movement, Vorticism, in 1914. His first novel, Tarr, was published in 1918. During the intervening World War, as an artillery officer at the third battle of Ypres, he gained his ‘political education under fire’. Waterloo: The Aftermath.

Paul O'Keefe, Some Sort of Genius: A Life of Wyndham Lewis (2001), p. 32. 320. ^ Paul O'Keefe, Some Sort of Genius: A Life of Wyndham Lewis (2001), p. 335. ^ Gordon Bowker, Through the Dark Labyrinth: a biography of Lawrence Durrell (1996), p. 174. ^ F. A. Lea, John Middleton Murry (1959), pp. 213-4. "The Devoted Disciple of Wyndham Lewis" in Standpoint Magazine, December/January 2016.

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a life of Wyndham Lewis. Published 2001 by Pimlico in London. Biography, English Authors, Painters, Artists. Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957).