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Journey into Barbary - a book by Lewis, Wyndham

Journey into Barbary

Travels Across Morocco

Journey into Barbary( )
Author: Lewis, Wyndham
Editor: Fox, C.J.
Introduction by: Fox, C.J.
Series title:Tauris Parke Paperbacks Ser.
ISBN:978-1-78076-352-1
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:I. B. Tauris & Company, Limited
Imprint:Tauris Parke Paperbacks
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

In the spring and summer of 1931, Wyndham Lewis traveled to Morocco. Escaping the furor that surrounded the publication of his controversial book on Hitler, while in Morocco, Lewis explored the culture of the Berbers of Morocco. In Journey into Barbary, Lewis provides a first-hand look into the people and culture of the region. While uncomfortable and direct at times, Lewis goes beyond the typical stereotypes of the Berber people and produces a book unlike any other for this...
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Book Details
Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural & Social
Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Travel / Africa / Morocco
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.84 x 7.74 x 0.75 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds
Author Biography
Lewis, Wyndham (Author)
Wydham Lewis: November 18, 1882 -- March 7, 1957

Distinguished and highly original, Wyndham Lewis was known for his sharp wit and sardonic insight. A modern master of satire, Lewis was born off the coast of Nova Scotia in his English father's yacht on November 18, 1882, and grew up in England with his mother. He was associated with Roger Fry and Ezra Pound on the vorticist magazine, Blast (1914--1915). Lewis served in France in World War I, and his dynamic paintings of war scenes soon gained him wide recognition for his art, now represented in the Tate Gallery and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, and in the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

After the publication of his naturalistic novel Tarr (1918), he became prominent as a writer. His major work of fiction is The Human Age (1955--56). He also wrote Doom of Youth, The Hitler Cult, and The Jews, Are They Human?

Lewis died in London on March 7, 1957.

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