Near Miss: A Study of Wyndham Lewis (1909-1930)


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The pictorial and literary works of Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957) are among the great Modernist achievements. From 1918 to 1926 Lewis wrote an unusually large work to be called "The Man of the World." Expediency and the vagaries of the trade forced this intended omnibus volume to be published seriatim, under broad, canny titles: "The Art of Being Ruled" (1926), "The Lion and the Fox" (1927), and "Time and Western Man" (1927). A few fictional breakthroughs brought the decade to a close: in 1928. Lewis published both "The ...

Near Miss: A Study of Wyndham Lewis (1909-1930) 1998, Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften, New York

ISBN-13: 9780820436814