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Satirical Auto/biografiction: Wyndham Lewis and Richard Aldington

Max Saunders

in Self Impression: Life-Writing, Autobiografiction, and the Forms of Modern Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579761
eISBN:
9780191722882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579761.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter asks whether the kind of reading offered in the previous chapter disarms the possibility of modernist satire, deflecting our attention from criticism to autobiography. It discusses two ... More


Popular disenchantment: the War Books Boom, 1928–1930

Andrew Frayn

in Writing disenchantment: British First World War prose, 1914-30

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089220
eISBN:
9781781707333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089220.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter details the rise and fall of the War Books Boom of 1928 - 1930. Erich Maria Remarque's Im Westen Nichts Neues (All Quiet on the Western Front) was first serialised in Germany on the ... More


Pinorman versus Grand Man

Rachel Hope Cleves

in Unspeakable: A Life beyond Sexual Morality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226733531
eISBN:
9780226733678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226733678.003.0024
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In 1954, two rivaling biographies of Norman Douglas came out within the span of months. Richard Aldington, who had first announced his intention to write a biography of Douglas in 1941, released his ... More


Writers in uniform

Jonathan Atkin

in A War of Individuals: Bloomsbury Attitudes to the Great War

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719060700
eISBN:
9781781700105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719060700.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In our search for reflections of aesthetic response to the Great War across barriers of experience, the soldier, poet and author Richard Aldington is a good example of John Galsworthy's ... More


China in Whitechapel, Japan in Shepherd's Bush: Aldington, Ford, Pound, Fletcher, and Lowell

Rupert Richard Arrowsmith

in Modernism and the Museum: Asian, African, and Pacific Art and the London Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199593699
eISBN:
9780191595684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593699.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines the wave of interest in Japanese visual culture that spread out from Ezra Pound profoundly to affect the work of the other literary figures associated with Imagism, and ... More


Author Biographies

in Obelisk: A History of Jack Kahane and the Obelisk Press

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311017
eISBN:
9781846313684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313684.007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter presents profiles or biographies of the authors published by Jack Kahane and the Obelisk Press. They include Richard Aldington, Robin Anderson, Charles Beadle, and Eric Benfield. This ... More


Mutualism in the trenches: anarchism, militarism and the lessons of the First World War

Matthew S. Adams

in Anarchism, 1914-18: Internationalism, Anti-Militarism and War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784993412
eISBN:
9781526128188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993412.003.0012
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the importance of the memory of the First World War to Herbert Read’s political thought, contextualising this process of memory formation through his interactions with two of ... More


England Is a Nightmare

Rachel Hope Cleves

in Unspeakable: A Life beyond Sexual Morality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226733531
eISBN:
9780226733678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226733678.003.0021
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Norman Douglas returned to England in January 1942. He spent the remainder of the war in London. Despite his popularity among a new generation of writers and readers, Douglas considered these to be ... More


Imbalances: Mass Death and the Economy of ‘Sacrifice’ in the Great War

Vincent Sherry

in The First World War: Literature, Culture, Modernity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780197266267
eISBN:
9780191869198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266267.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This essay engages the values, attitudes, and practices of ‘sacrifice’ in the cultural history and literary and visual representations of the Great War (discussing works by Richard Aldington, David ... More


Coda: Modernist Responses

Kostas Boyiopoulos

in The Decadent Image: The Poetry of Wilde, Symons, and Dowson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748690923
eISBN:
9781474412377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748690923.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The variety of the Decadent image in Wilde, Symons, and Dowson, the Coda suggests, induces responses from twentieth-century Modern and Modernist poetry. The Imagist movement and its attention to form ... More


Footnote on Capri

Rachel Hope Cleves

in Unspeakable: A Life beyond Sexual Morality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226733531
eISBN:
9780226733678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226733678.003.0022
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Norman Douglas returned to Italy "to die" in June 1946. In October he moved to Capri, where he hoped to live for his remaining years. He brought with him a traumatized nine year old Neapolitan named ... More


Bare Death: The Failing Sacrifice of the First World War

Vincent Sherry

in Sacrifice and Modern War Literature: The Battle of Waterloo to the War on Terror

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198806516
eISBN:
9780191844126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806516.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In representations of the First World War (1914–1918), the figure of the sacrificial offering appears and reappears to consecrate an otherwise uncertain purpose—to make holy, sacer- facere. On the ... More


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