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Vorticism on 'World at One'

Frances Spalding says Vorticism was aggressive

As part of its coverage of the 1918 Armistice centenary, BBC Radio 4’s World at One decided to look at Modernism. On 9 November 2018 they asked along Will Gompertz and Frances Spalding, to be interviewed by Mark Mardell. They would, he said, "discuss the cultural impact of the First World War". Here is an account of the sense and nonsense that followed. All quotes are taken from the online recording, so they’re exact.

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Cy Fox (Obituary & Eulogy)

Colleen Fox has sent (via Society member Alan Munton) an obituary for the esteemed Lewisian Cy Fox (1931-2018), along with her eulogy for him.

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CFP 'JWLS' 2019

Special Issue (2019) of The Journal of Wyndham Lewis Studies ('Lewis and the Post-War, 1919-1921')

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Remembering Cy Fox

I came to the Wyndham Lewis Society through the art-producing poet Adrian Henri, who referred me to Paul O'Keeffe.
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'London Review of Books' misleads on Wyndham Lewis

The excellent IWM North exhibition of Lewis’s art attracted fewer reviews than might have been expected (where were you, Jonathan Jones?). The London Review of Books did not fail us, and employed Jon Day to review the show.
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Vorticism on 'World at One'

By Alan Munton
 

Frances Spalding says Vorticism was aggressive

As part of its coverage of the 1918 Armistice centenary, BBC Radio 4’s World at One decided to look at Modernism. On 9 November 2018 they asked along Will Gompertz and Frances Spalding, to be interviewed by Mark Mardell. They would, he said, "discuss the cultural impact of the First World War". Here is an account of the sense and nonsense that followed. All quotes are taken from the online recording, so they’re exact.

Read more...
 

Cy Fox (Obituary & Eulogy)

By Nathan Waddell
 

Colleen Fox has sent (via Society member Alan Munton) an obituary for the esteemed Lewisian Cy Fox (1931-2018), along with her eulogy for him.

Read more...

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Events of Interest

By Nathan Waddell
 

An up-to-date list of academic events of interest to scholars of Lewis and modernism can be located on the BAMS website.