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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 (magazine)|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 ''Malign Fiesta'' (both 1955), set in the afterworld. A fourth volume of ''The Human Age'', ''The Trial of Man,'' was begun by Lewis but left in a fragmentary state at the time of his death. He also wrote two autobiographical volumes, ''[[Blasting and Bombardiering]]'' (1937) and ''Rude Assignment: A Narrative of my Career Up-to-Date'' (1950).
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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 Malign Fiesta (both 1955), set in the afterworld. A fourth volume of The Human Age, The Trial of Man, was begun by Lewis but left in a fragmentary state at the time of his death. He also wrote two autobiographical volumes, Blasting and Bombardiering (1937) and Rude Assignment: A Narrative of my Career Up-to-Date (1950).



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