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The machinery of self identity, modernity and repetition in the critical theory of Wyndham Lewis

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Of the major literary modernists writing in English in the early years of the twentieth century, arguably the most misunderstood and critically neglected has been Wyndham Lewis. It is the contention of this dissertation that Lewis should be reassessed, not only as a vitally important writer and artist, but also as one the most significant critical theorists of modernity. Accordingly, the central aim of this dissertation is to demonstrate that Lewis, whose oeuvre extended from fiction, drama, ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Wadham College
Department:
Faculty of English Language and Literature

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Supervisor
Publication date:
2005
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602323059
URN:
uuid:666abd7d-da76-4a96-a1ee-f614507f4899
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td:602323059
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English
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