Cambridge Companion Wyndham Lewis by Miller Tyrus
The Cambridge Companion to Wyndham Lewis offers fresh insight into the fascinating and controversial works both literary and visual of Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957). Accessible to students and scholars alike this Companion illuminates key areas of Lewis's life and career. Written by a team of leading experts this book examines Lewis's work in light of contemporary concerns with radical politics feminism and queer perspectives and the effects of mass media. Individual essays further illustrate the author's early leadership of the British artistic avant-garde his varying later phases as a writer and painter and his radical and changing political views in addition to his complex views on gender and race his relation to philosophy and theology and his idiosyncratic practice of cultural criticism.