Fables of Aggression: Wyndham Lewis, the Modernist as Fascist

Fables of Aggression: Wyndham Lewis, the Modernist as Fascist

By: Fredric Jameson (author)Hardback

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The novels of Wyndham Lewis have generally been associated with the work of the great modernists - Joyce, Pound, Eliot, Yeats - who were his sometime friends and collaborators. Lewis' originality, however, is born of the fact that, unlike these writers, he was in essence a political novelist. Fredric Jameson proposes a framework in which Lewis' explosive language practice can be grasped as a symbolic and political act.

About Author

FREDRIC JAMESON is Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature at Duke University. The author of numerous books, he has over the last three decades developed a richly nuanced vision of Western culture's relation to political economy.

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  • ISBN13: 9781844672783
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9781844672783
  • ISBN10: 1844672786

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