Vorticism Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism)

Cooney, Seamus. Blast 3. Santa Barbara, Calif.: Black Sparrow Press, 1984, 356 p.

Collection of new and reprinted essays discussing various aspects of Vorticism and focusing on the works of Lewis and Pound.

"The Death of Vorticism." The Little Review V, Nos. 10-11 (February-March 1919): 45-51.

Contends that Vorticism did not "die" but became an accepted part of England's artistic life.

"Vorticism and the Politics of Art." The Times Literary Supplement (22 November 1957): 700.

Review of William Roberts's book The Resurrection of Vorticism and the Apotheosis of Wyndham Lewis, finding that Roberts has legitimate grievances with how Lewis and Sir John Rothenstein present his role in the Vorticist movement.

Wees, William C. "England's Avant-Garde: The Futurist-Vorticist Phase." Western Humanities Review XXI, No. 2 (Spring 1967): 117-28.

Describes the differences and similarities between the Futurist and Vorticist art movements.

__. Vorticism and the English Avant-Garde. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1972, 273 p.

A study of Vorticism's place in the English artistic milieu of the pre-World War I period.

Zinnes, Harriet. "Nature and Design: 'Burying Euclid Deep in the Living Flesh'." In Ezra Pound: The Legacy of Kulchur, edited by Marcel Smith and William A. Ulmer, pp. 51-66. Tuscaloosa and London: University of Alabama Press, 1988.

Recounts the influence of sculptor Henri Gaudier-Brzeska on Vorticism and Ezra Pound.