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- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 94.99
I am aware that, once my pen intervenes, I can make whatever I like out of what I was.' Paul Val--eacute--;ry, Moi.Modernism is often characterized as a movement of impersonality; a rejection of auto/biography. But most of the major works of European modernism and postmodernism engage in very profound and central ways with questions about life-writing.... more...
- Carcanet 2011; US$ 27.64
Ford Madox Ford's post-war masterpiece, Parade's End, is recognised as one of the great British novels about the First World War. This selection from his other extensive writings about the war, published and unpublished, sheds light on the tetralogy. It includes reminiscences, an unfinished novel, stories and excerpts from letters. Ford was in his... more...
- Carcanet 2011; US$ 27.64
Some Do Not... , the first volume of Parade?s End , introduces the central characters: Christopher Tietjens, a brilliant mathematician; his dazzling, unfaithful wife Sylvia; and the young Suffragette Valentine Wannop. It starts with the cataclysmic weekend that throws Tietjens and Valentine together. It ends in 1917... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 8.99
This is the saddest story I have ever heard.'Wealthy American John Dowell describes in a disarmingly casual, compellingly intimate manner how he and his wife Florence meet an English couple in a German spa resort. They become friends over the years and gradually the history of their relationships and the passions that lie behind the orderly Edwardian... more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2011; US$ 14.99
Christopher Tietjens, a brilliant, unconventional mathematician, is married to the dazzling yet unfaithful Sylvia when, during a turbulent weekend, he meets a young Suffragette by the name of Valentine Wannop. Christopher and Valentine are on the verge of becoming lovers until he must return to his World War I regiment. Ultimately, Christopher, shell-shocked... more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2012; US$ 30.99
Ford Madox Ford's post-war masterpiece, Parade's End , is recognized as one of the great British novels about the First World War. This selection from his other extensive writings about the war, published and unpublished, sheds light on the tetralogy. It includes reminiscences, an unfinished novel, stories, and excerpts from letters. Ford was in... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 60.75
Literature as cultural discourse has always courted mobility. From the nomadic wanderings of the heroes of Homer and Virgil through the adventures of the medieval knight-errants to the travellers of modern times, movement and mobility have been constitutive elements of story-telling. Since writers have begun to explore the experiential dimension of... more...
- Carcanet 2012; US$ 21.80
In 1911 some of D.H. Lawrence's poems and his story Odour of Chrysanthemums found their way, without his knowledge, to the desk of the editor of the English Review, Ford Madox Hueffer (later Ford). Ford was astonished and invited Lawrence to meet him, which the poet did with superb reluctance. Ford reinvents the meeting in 1937, recalling how, 'He... more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2002; US$ 22.99
As an editor at the English Review , Ford Madox Ford worked with and often offered aid to writers such as D. H. Lawrence, Ezra Pound, Joseph Conrad, James Joyce, e. e. cummings, and Ernest Hemingway. Within this collection, he recalls the energy of those writers he championed and his efforts as a patron, editor, and friend. These essays demonstrate... more...