Vorticism | William C. Wees

This literature criticism consists of approximately 7 pages of analysis & critique of Vorticism.
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William C. Wees

SOURCE: "Pound's Vorticism: Some New Evidence and Further Comments," in Wisconsin Studies in Contemporary Literature, Vol. VII, No. 2, Summer, 1966, pp. 211-16.

In the following essay, Wees debates Lipke and Rozran's critique of his definition of Vorticism.

As late as 1956 Ezra Pound was still trying to make people understand what Vorticism was. In a letter dated November 13, 1956, written to the English artist Gladys Hynes, Pound wrote:

W[yndham] L[ewis] certainly made vorticism. To him alone we owe the existence of BLAST. It is true that he started by wanting a forum for the several ACTIVE varieties of CONTEMPORARY art/cub/expressionist/post-imp etc.

BUT in conversation with E. P. there emerged the idea of defining what WE wanted/ & having a name for it.

Ultimately Gaudier for sculpture, E. P. for poetry, and W. L., the main mover, set down their personal requirements.

I...

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