Autor: Wyndham Lewis
ISBN-13: 9780199567201
Einband: Taschenbuch
Seiten: 335
Gewicht: 269 g
Format: 196x130x28 mm
Sprache: Englisch
Tarr is the blackly comic story of the lives and loves of two artists, set against the backdrop of Paris before the start of the First World War. The first edition to do the novel justice, with an introduction and notes placing it in the context of social satire and avant-garde art movements, offering new insights into a major Modernist novel.
Tarr is the blackly comic story of the lives and loves of two artists, set against the backdrop of Paris before the start of the First World War. The first edition to do the novel justice, with an introduction and notes placing it in the context of social satire and avant-garde art movements, offering new insights into a major Modernist novel.
'The nearest the general run get to art is Action: sex is their form of art: the battle for existence is their picture.'Tarr tells the blackly comic story of the lives and loves of two artists, played out against the backdrop of Paris before the start of the First World War - the English enfant terrible Frederick Tarr, and the middle-aged German Otto Kreisler, a failed painter who finds himself in a widening spiral of militaristic self-destruction. When both become interested in the same two women - Bertha Lunken, a conventional German, and Anastasya Vasek, the ultra-modern international
devotee of 'swagger sex' - Wyndham Lewis sets the stage for a scathing satire of national and social pretensions, the fraught relationship between men and women, and the incompatibilities of art and life.
In his introduction and notes Scott W. Klein explores Lewis's stylistic experimentation within the context of avant-garde movements in painting, and offers new insights into Tarr as a work of mordent wit and enduringly ferocious irony.
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Autor: Wyndham Lewis
Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957) was an artist, novelist, and critic. He was the leader of the Vorticist movement in art and, with Ezra Pound, edited the only two issues of Blast, the great manifesto of the modern art movement and one of the seminal texts of twentieth-century modernism.

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Autor: Wyndham Lewis
ISBN-13 :: 9780199567201
ISBN: 0199567204
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.09.2010
Verlag: Oxford University Press
Gewicht: 269g
Seiten: 335
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 196x130x28 mm, one map