Percy Wyndham Lewis


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Percy Wyndham Lewis (18 November 1882 – 7 March 1957) was an English painter and author (he dropped the name 'Percy', which he disliked). He was a co-founder of the Vorticist movement in art, and edited the literary magazine of the Vorticists, BLAST. His novels include his pre-World War I-era novel Tarr (set in Paris), and The Human Age, a trilogy comprising The Childermass (1928), Monstre Gai and... more »

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  • Feminism was recognized by the average man as a conflict in which it was impossible for a man, as a chivalrous gentleman, as a respecter of the rights of little nations (like little Belgium), as a hig...
    Percy Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957), British author, painter. "The Family and Feminism," ch. 8, The Art of Being Ruled (1926).
  • ''As a result of the feminist revolution, "feminine" becomes an abusive epithet.''
    Percy Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957), British author, painter. "The 'Vicious' Circle," ch. 6, The Art of Being Ruled (1926).
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