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Ford, Ford Madox 1873-1939

Works: 1,141 works in 4,550 publications in 13 languages and 104,107 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Domestic fiction  Biography  History  Records and correspondence  Historical fiction  War stories  War stories, English  Fictional autobiographies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Author of introduction, Contributor, Honoree, Dedicatee, Lyricist, Recipient
Classifications: PR6011.O53, 823.912
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The good soldier : a tale of passion by Ford Madox Ford( Book )
404 editions published between 1915 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 5,366 libraries worldwide
"This is the saddest story," the narrator notes of his friend Edward Ashburham's life. A superb soldier and the perfect English gentleman, the Ashburham has one fatal flaw with regard to affairs of love. Ford weaves a brilliant tale-long recognized as one of the masterpieces of twentieth century fiction-in which nothing is quite what it seems, including the narrator's telling of the tale
Parade's end by Ford Madox Ford( Book )
109 editions published between 1924 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,406 libraries worldwide
Contains the author's four novels of the European War, a panorama of England preceding and during the war - "Some do not", "No more parades", "A man could stand up", and "The last post". Also available in the separate volumes
Romance; a novel by Joseph Conrad( Book )
143 editions published between 1903 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,595 libraries worldwide
One of three novels on which Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford collaborated, Romance tells the story of John Kemp, who dreams of adventure but has never set foot beyond the boundary of the family farm. Kemp gets more than he bargained for when adventure comes knocking in the form of two Spanish travelers who need help
The inheritors; an extravagant story by Joseph Conrad( Book )
94 editions published between 1901 and 2015 in English and held by 1,333 libraries worldwide
"Ideas," she said. "Oh, as for ideas--" "Well?" I hazarded, "as for ideas?" We went through the old gateway and I cast a glance over my shoulder. The noon sun was shining over the masonry, over the little saints' effigies, over the little fretted canopies, the grime and the white streaks of bird-dropping. "There," I said, pointing toward it, "doesn't that suggest something to you?" She made a motion with her head-half negative, half contemptuous. "But," I stuttered, "the associations -- the ideas -- the historical ideas--" She said nothing. "You Americans," I began, but her smile stopped me. It was as if she were amused at the utterances of an old lady shocked by the habits of the daughters of the day. It was the smile of a person who is confident of superseding one fatally
Henry James, a critical study by Ford Madox Ford( Book )
68 editions published between 1913 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,182 libraries worldwide
Comprehensive and critical study
The fifth queen: The fifth queen, Privy Seal, The fifth queen crowned by Ford Madox Ford( Book )
3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 1,064 libraries worldwide
Joseph Conrad: a personal remembrance by Ford Madox Ford( Book )
44 editions published between 1924 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,046 libraries worldwide
The English novel, from the earliest days to the death of Joseph Conrad by Ford Madox Ford( Book )
59 editions published between 1929 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 941 libraries worldwide
"Of all Ford Madox Ford's critical works, The English Novel (first published in 1930) is his most satisfying. He wrote it while travelling: memory plays a large part. Our guide - a major innovative novelist of the century - takes us on a tour of the key literary form of the age, from its birth to his own time." "Ford understands the novel, its development and potential. His radical view of nineteenth-century fiction and his advocacy of Flaubert and Conrad are persuasive. His association with Conrad makes the passages on the author of Nostromo (to which he contributed) especially compelling." "We are offered 'suggestions not dictates'. Ford espouses no orthodoxy: he urges a fresh reading of the best work in our tradition, with pointers in unexpected directions. Seventy years after it was written, The English Novel remains compulsively readable."--Jacket
The last post : a novel by Ford Madox Ford( Book )
36 editions published between 1928 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 938 libraries worldwide
Last in a series of novel dealing with Christopher Tietjens and his family during and immediately following World War I
Critical writings by Ford Madox Ford( Book )
26 editions published between 1964 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 906 libraries worldwide
The nature of a crime by Joseph Conrad( Book )
25 editions published between 1920 and 2012 in English and held by 765 libraries worldwide
The novel concerns itself primarily with internal issues of man, on a wide-ranging set of subjects. An overarching theme is that of death - as a man who, for almost the entirety of the novel, is doomed to die, the narrator offers several opinions on what it means to die, and why the idea of death satisfies him. He explains his reasonings on choosing death over imprisonment, calling himself aman of action? (opposed to aman of thought,? his other classification for people) - that death provides the basis for some new adventure something yet to have been experienced by man. As a man of experiences, he finds reason in excusing himself from an otherwise sinful act, being that nothing is known about truly experiencing death
Provence : from minstrels to the machine by Ford Madox Ford( Book )
31 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in English and Polish and held by 750 libraries worldwide
Ford Madox Ford spent his last years in the south of France, near Toulon. In Provence (1935), written four years before his death, he explores both the place and the idea of it: 'not a country nor the home of a race, but a frame of mind'. Suffused with a northern European's love for 'the Roman province that lies beneath the sun', Provence evokes scents of rosemary and thyme in the dry air, games of boules amid shadows of ancient ruins, the food and flinty local wines. Part memoir, part travel narrative, part history of the region, Provence displays Ford's wise, beguiling curiosity. Humorous, informed digressions take in the Albigensian heresy, bull-fighting, a favourite recipe for bouillabaisse, Henry James and Ellen Terry, the Troubadours and much else. Over the gaiety looms the coming barbarism, the 'fixed bayonets, machine guns, uniforms and arresting fists', against which Ford's Provence is a fragile, precious hope for civilised values. This edition is based on the authoritative 1935 Lippincott edition and includes the original illustrations by Ford's companion, the outstanding American artist Biala
No more parades : a novel by Ford Madox Ford( Book )
31 editions published between 1925 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 730 libraries worldwide
Second book in the "Parade's End" series about the Tietjens family and WWI
The march of literature : from Confucius' day to our own by Ford Madox Ford( Book )
11 editions published between 1938 and 1998 in English and held by 730 libraries worldwide
"This 900-page survey of world literature, "From Confucius' Day to Our Own" (as the subtitle reads), was the last book written by Ford Madox Ford, one of the seminal figures of the modernist period. Written for general readers rather than scholars and first published in 1938, The March of Literature is a working novelist's view of what is valuable in literature, and why. Convinced that scholars and teachers give a false sense of literature, Ford brings alive the pleasures of reading by writing about books he is passionate about." "Beginning at the beginning - with ancient Egyptian and Chinese literature and the Bible - Ford works his way through classical literature, the writings of the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, continuing up to the major writers of his own day like Ezra Pound, Henry James, and Joseph Conrad." "With his encyclopedic reading and expertise in the techniques of writing, Ford is a reliable and entertaining guide. Ford also includes a chapter on publishers and booksellers, noting the key roles they play in literature's existence." "Novelist Alexander Theroux (Darconville's Cat, An Adultery) has written an insightful introduction for this reissue, the first time this monumental book has been made available in paperback."--Jacket
A history of our own times by Ford Madox Ford( Book )
17 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and held by 717 libraries worldwide
Provides a political, social, and intellectual history of England, France, Germany, and the U.S. from 1870-95
The good soldier : authoritative text, textual appendices, contemporary reviews, literary impressionism, biographical and critical commentary by Ford Madox Ford( Book )
16 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 711 libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of fifteen critical reviews of Ford Madox Ford's classic novel "The Good Soldier," and contains the complete text, seventeen commentaries, and textual notes
Critical essays by Ford Madox Ford( Book )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 371 libraries worldwide
It is hard to overstate the impact that Ford had on the literature of his age. His work as an editor alone ensures him a place in the annals of Modernism; his patronage is a huge chapter of literary history
Letters by Ford Madox Ford( Book )
16 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
Ford Madox Ford and America by Ford Madox Ford( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
The controversial British writer Ford Madox Ford (1873-1939) is increasingly recognized as a major presence in early twentieth-century literature. This series of International Ford Madox Ford Studies was founded to reflect the recent resurgence of interest in him. Each volume is based upon a particular theme or issue; and relates aspects of Ford's work, life, and contacts, to broader concerns of his time. Ford is best-known for his fiction, especially The Good Soldier, long considered a modernist masterpiece; and Parade's End, which Anthony Burgess described as 'the finest novel about the First World War', Samuel Hynes has called 'the greatest war novel ever written by an Englishman', and which has been adapted by Tom Stoppard for the BBC and HBO. Ford's America, like the other places he wrote about extensively such as England or France, is a place of the imagination as much as the real place in which he lived and travelled. This volume is the first extended treatment of Ford's lifelong contacts with American literature and culture. It combines contributions from British and American experts on Ford and Modernism. It has five closely inter-connected sections which display, between them, the range of Ford's creative relationships with American writers and American territory. The first explores the transatlantic dimension of Ford's modernism, from his involvement with Americans like James and Pound in Britain before the war, through the Paris days among the Americans in the transatlantic review circle such as Hemingway and Stein, to his time in America in the 20s and 30s, and the American care for his reputation after his death. The second section focuses on New York, and the publishing world portrayed in Ford's only novel set mainly in the US, When the Wicked Man . A third section, discussing culture, politics, and journalism in his writing of the 1930s, is followed by two examples of his commentary on contemporary American culture, both published here for the first time. The final section juxtaposes two examples of the many American writers who have paid tribute to Ford: an essay tracking Robert Lowell's regular recollections of his encounters with him; and Mary Gordon's celebration of his life with the Polish-American painter Janice Biala. The volume also contains fourteen illustrations, including artwork by Biala and photographs of Ford
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Chaucer, Daniel
Chaucer, Daniel 1873-1939
Ford, Ford M. 1873-1939
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Ford Madox Ford awdur o Loegr
Ford Madox Ford britisk poet og skribent
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Ford Madox Ford englischer Schriftsteller
Ford Madox Ford English writer and publisher
Ford Madox Ford novelista y editor inglés
Ford Madox Ford romancier, poète, critique et éditeur anglais
Ford Madox Ford scrittore britannico
Haig, Fenil 1873-1939
Hueffer, F. H. 1873-1939
Hueffer, F. Hermannd 1873-1939
Hueffer, F. M.
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Hueffer, Ford H. 1873-1939
Hueffer, Ford H. 1873-1939 (Ford Hermann)
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Форд Мэдакс Форд
Форд, Форд Мэдокс
Хуффер Ф.Х. 1873-1939
Хьюффер Ф.М. 1873-1939
פורד מדוקס פורד סופר בריטי
فورد مادوكس فورد، 1873-1939
فورد مادوکس فورد نویسنده و شاعر بریتانیایی
ฟอร์ด แมดด็อกซ์ ฟอร์ด
포드, 포드 매독스 1873-1939
フォード, フォード・マドックス
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