Wyndham Lewis

1882 - 1957

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Percy Wyndham Lewis (18 November 1882 – 7 March 1957) was an English writer, painter, and critic. He was a co-founder of the Vorticist movement in art and edited BLAST, the literary magazine of the Vorticists.His novels include Tarr (1918) and The Human Age trilogy, composed of The Childermass (1928), Monstre Gai (1955) and Malign Fiesta (1955). A fourth volume, titled The Trial of Man, was unfinished at the time of his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wyndham Lewis has received more than 395,779 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Wyndham Lewis is the 4,135th most popular writer (down from 3,892nd in 2019), the 302nd most popular biography from Canada (down from 283rd in 2019) and the 17th most popular Canadian Writer.

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Among writers, Wyndham Lewis ranks 4,135 out of 5,794Before him are Ferenc Karinthy, Constantin von Wurzbach, Vitaliano Brancati, Veijo Meri, Fernando Vallejo, and Peter Scholl-Latour. After him are Ramón J. Sender, Anna Maria Lenngren, Tommaso Grossi, Rosa Chacel, Fritz von Unruh, and Gavino Ledda.

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Among people born in 1882, Wyndham Lewis ranks 168Before him are Giorgio Abetti, Robert Kerr, Jimmy Hogan, Vincas Krėvė-Mickevičius, Willem Elsschot, and Douglas Mawson. After him are Rockwell Kent, Seán T. O'Kelly, Jim Lightbody, Ivan Olbracht, Harry Porter, and Alvin Langdon Coburn. Among people deceased in 1957, Wyndham Lewis ranks 147Before him are Gustav Mie, Walter Nausch, Leopold Staff, Mstislav Dobuzhinsky, Ernest Oppenheimer, and Josephine Hull. After him are Ernesto Chaparro, Ted Meredith, Robert Lowie, Carl Bonde, Walter Jakobsson, and Guillermo Saavedra.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Wyndham Lewis ranks 302 out of 1,130Before him are Tommy Burns (1881), John McCrae (1872), John van 't Schip (1963), Howie Mandel (1955), Stu Hart (1915), and Catherine O'Hara (1954). After him are Louise Arbour (1947), Susan Clark (1943), Bobby Orr (1948), Marie Avgeropoulos (1986), John Peters Humphrey (1905), and Seth Rogen (1982).

Among WRITERS In Canada

Among writers born in Canada, Wyndham Lewis ranks 17Before him are Gabrielle Roy (1909), Gordon R. Dickson (1923), Mordecai Richler (1931), Anne Hébert (1916), Robertson Davies (1913), and Grant Allen (1848). After him are Steven Erikson (1959), Robin Sharma (1965), Anne Carson (1950), Michel Tremblay (1942), Nancy Huston (1953), and Marie-Claire Blais (1939).