Funny, you don’t look . . .

like the author of Under the Volcano.



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is the modernist poet Mina Loy (1882-1966), who wrote about the moon:


A silver Lucifer
cocaine in cornucopia


In what’s called real life, Mina Loy was Mina Löwy. But a respectable anthology of the not invariably respectable, Alex Danchev’s 100 Artists’ Manifestos, from the Futurists to the Stuckists (Penguin, 2011), christens her (on p. 62) Löwry.

And this, at a characteristic moment,

is Lowry.