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Frank Lloyd Wright/Frank Lloyd Wrong

June 8, 1867–April 9, 1959)

June 8, 1867–April 9, 1959

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So long, Frank Lloyd Wright
I can’t believe your song is gone so soon.
I barely learned the tune
So soon, So soon.
Architects may come and
Architects may go and
Never change your point of view.
When I run dry
I stop awhile and think of you.

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Curses, Cut-Ups, & Contraptions:
The “Disastrous Success” of William Burroughs’ Magick

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BurroughsMagicMatthew Levi Stevens
The Magical Universe of William S. Burroughs
Oxford: Mandrake of Oxford, 2014[1]

My very first question to him, a living, breathing, Beatnik legend in the flesh was . . . “Tell me about magick?” William was not in the least surprised by my question. “Care for a drink?” he asked. Putting on the TV to watch The Man from U.N.C.L.E., he explained “Reality is not really all it’s cracked up to be, you know . . .”—Genesis P-Orridge  Read more …

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T. S. Eliot, Part 2

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Part 2 of 2

Eliot4Editor’s Note:

The following continues the transcript by V.S. of Jonathan Bowden’s lecture to the 34th New Right Meeting in London on Saturday, August 6, 2011. In editing this transcription, I introduced punctuation and paragraph breaks. You can view the lecture at YouTube here. Read more …

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T. S. Eliot, Part 1

T. S. Eliot in 1903

T. S. Eliot in 1903

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Part 1 of 2

Editor’s Note:

The following text is a transcript by V.S. of Jonathan Bowden’s lecture to the 34th New Right Meeting in London on Saturday, August 6, 2011. In editing this transcription, I introduced punctuation and paragraph breaks. You can view the lecture at YouTube here. A few words are marked unintelligible. If you can understand them, please post a comment below. 

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Ezra Pound

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The following text is a transcript by D.B. of Jonathan Bowden’s lecture to the 33rd New Right meeting in London on June 11, 2011. In editing this transcription, I introduced punctuation and paragraph breaks. I also deleted a couple of false starts, added the first names of some figures, and included full correct versions of the poems read. You can view the lecture at YouTube here. Read more …

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Wyndham Lewis

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Percy Wyndham Lewis, 1882 - 1957

Wyndham Lewis, 1882 – 1957

Corrigé 22 novembre 2011

Note du Rédacteur:

Cette version très enrichie d’un essai précédemment publié sur Wyndham Lewis est le chapitre 8 du livre de Kerry Bolton, Artists of the Right: Resisting Decadence, [Artistes de la Droite : Résister à la Décadence] qui devrait être publié prochainement par Counter-Currents.

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Ezra Pound

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This lecture by Jonathan Bowden on Ezra Pound was given at the 33rd meeting of the London New Right on June 11, 2011. The introduction is by Adrian Davies.

 

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When Two Worlds Collide:
Prince Charles & Modern Architecture

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The current debate on architectural styles, stimulated as it has been by a number of broadsides against modern architects by no less a public figure than the Prince of Wales, Read more …

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Fascism & the Meaning of Life

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Roger Griffin
Modernism and Fascism: The Sense of a Beginning under Mussolini and Hitler
Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007

Roger Griffin, Professor in Modern History at Oxford Brookes University, first introduced the idea of “Palingenesis” to the field of fascist studies over 15 years ago, making him immediately a leading figure in his chosen vocation. Read more …

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Jonathan Bowden on Wyndham Lewis

Wyndham Lewis, "La Suerte," 1938

Wyndham Lewis, “La Suerte,” 1938

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One of Jonathan Bowden’s most compelling lectures: the life and work of Right-wing Nietzschean modernist painter, novelist, and critic Wyndham Lewis. Transcript hereRead more …

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