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By Wyndham Lewis | Comments: ( 523 ) | Date: ( Dec 10, 2019 )

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  • Title: Journey Into Barbary: Morocco Writings and Drawings of Wyndham Lewis
  • Author: Wyndham Lewis
  • ISBN: 9780876855195
  • Page: 169
  • Format: Hardcover

About Author:

Wyndham Lewis

Percy Wyndham Lewis 1882 1957 was a novelist, painter, essayist, polemicist and one of the truly dynamic forces of the early 20th century and a central figure in the history of modernism He was the founder of Vorticism, the only original movement in 20th century English painting His Vorticist paintings from 1913 are the first abstract works produced in England, and influenced the development of Suprematism in Russia Tarr published in 1918 , initiated his career as a satirical novelist, earning the praise of his contemporaries the most distinguished living novelist T.S Eliot , the only English writer who can be compared to Dostoevsky Ezra Pound.After serving as an artillery officer and official war artist during the First World War, Lewis was unable to revive the avant garde spirit of Vorticism, though he attempted to do so in a pamphlet advocating the modernisation of London architecture in 1919 The Caliph s Design Architects Where is your Vortex Exhibitions of his incisive figurative drawings, cutting edge abstractions and satirical paintings were not an economic success, and in the early 1920s he devoted himself to study of political theory, anthropology, philosophy and aesthetics, becoming a regular reader in the British Museum Reading Room The resulting books, such as The Art of Being Ruled 1926 , Time and Western Man 1927 , The Lion and the Fox The Role of the Hero in the Plays of Shakespeare 1927 and Paleface The Philosophy of the Melting Pot 1929 created a reputation for him as one of the most important if wayward of contemporary thinkers The satirical The Apes of God 1930 damaged his standing by its attacks on Bloomsbury and other prominent figures in the arts, and the 1931 Hitler, which argued that in contemporary emergency conditions Hitler might provide the best way forward in Germany damaged it yet further Isolated and largely ignored, and persisting in advocacy of appeasement, Lewis continued to produce some of his greatest masterpieces of painting and fiction during the remainder of the 1930s, culminating in the great portraits of his wife 1937 , T S Eliot 1938 and Ezra Pound 1939 , and the 1937 novel The Revenge for Love After visiting Berlin in 1937 he produced books attacking Hitler and anti semitism but decided to leave England for North America on the outbreak of war, hoping to support himself with portrait painting The difficult years he spent there before his return in 1945 are reflected in the 1954 novel, Self Condemned Lewis went blind in 1951, from the effects of a pituitary tumor He continued writing fiction and criticism, to renewed acclaim, until his death He lived to see his visual work honored by a retrospective exhibition at London s Tate Gallery in 1956, and to hear the BBC broadcast dramatisations of his earlier novels and his fantastic trilogy of novels up dating Dante s Inferno, The Human Age.



Comments Journey Into Barbary: Morocco Writings and Drawings of Wyndham Lewis

  • Геллее Салахов Авбакар

    Disclosure:I get this edition of Wyndham Lewis book from Casablanca, during a touristic tour in Morocco. I was thinking that I may come across some amazing facts about this country but the Reality was against my expectations.My Plot:In the beginning of the book the writer starts by admiring his native country "England" with a poetic style. He was going to leave London since he published his controversial book on Hitler, He decides to move from London to another location where his ideological bac [...]


  • Velvetink

    review shortly. +note to self. (copy from Al & N).1987 Penguin Travel Library Edition. Edited by C. J. Fox. Uses Lewis's original (1918) unpublished letters, maps, drawings and diaries.


  • tina

    wyndham lewis loves kasbahs & has unrivaled narrative flair


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