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Some portraits of the artist in the writings of Wyndham Lewis

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This thesis compares the fictional heroes of Wyndham Lewis with those portraits of the artist presented in his discursive prose. Just as there are striking points of likeness between Rupert Birkin and D.H. Lawrence, Stephen Dedalus and James Joyce, so the heroes of Lewis's novels keep reminding us of their creator; all are in some sense portraits of the artist. While fiction and life are admittedly distinct worlds, Lewis's novels of...

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University of Oxford
This thesis was digitised thanks to the generosity of Dr Leonard Polonsky More from this funder
Publication date:
1974
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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