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The Repetitive Formation of English Modernism: Jean Rhys, Ford Madox Ford, and the Memory of Joseph Conrad

Christopher GoGwilt

in The Passage of Literature: Genealogies of Modernism in Conrad, Rhys, and Pramoedya

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199751624
eISBN:
9780199866199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751624.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 3 studies the formation of English modernism around the founding of Ford Madox Ford's two reviews, The English Review in 1908 and the transatlantic review in 1924, tracing the relation ... More


Imaginative visions

Sara Haslam

in Fragmenting Modernism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719060557
eISBN:
9781781700099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719060557.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter introduces the concept of Ford Madox Ford's ‘positive fictions’, and offers a way of reading Ford's dedication to his grandfather as well as to his grandfather's circle (especially the ... More


‘These fragments I have shored against my ruins’1

Sara Haslam

in Fragmenting Modernism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719060557
eISBN:
9781781700099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719060557.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The enriching and rewarding aspects of modernism (such as myth and self-discovery), as presented in Ford Madox Ford's positive fictions, were the subject of the previous two chapters. This chapter ... More


Aspects of the Novel: The English Review, the Anglo-Russian Convention, and Impressionism

Rebecca Beasley

in Russomania: Russian culture and the creation of British modernism, 1881-1922

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198802129
eISBN:
9780191840531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802129.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, World Literature

This chapter addresses the debates about the future of the British novel in the years leading up the First World War. The initial focus is Ford Madox Ford’s English Review. By reading the magazine ... More


Auto/biographese and Auto/biografiction in Verse: Ezra Pound and Hugh Selwyn Mauberley

Max Saunders

in Self Impression: Life-Writing, Autobiografiction, and the Forms of Modern Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579761
eISBN:
9780191722882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579761.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter suggests a new reading of one of Pound's most contested works in terms of the contexts provided in Part I. In particular, Pound's parody of aestheticism is compared to Beerbohm's in ... More


Literary Impressionism and Impressionist Autobiographies: Henry James, Joseph Conrad, and Ford Madox Ford

Max Saunders

in Self Impression: Life-Writing, Autobiografiction, and the Forms of Modern Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579761
eISBN:
9780191722882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579761.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This shorter chapter is really a coda to the first half of the book, arguing that an alternative contemporary response to the disturbance in life‐writing is represented by the impressionist ... More


From the Panorama of Battle to the Labyrinth of Total War

Patrick Deer

in Culture in Camouflage: War, Empire, and Modern British Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199239887
eISBN:
9780191716782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239887.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Contrasting the fractured point of view of combatant writers like Siegfried Sassoon, Wilfred Owen, Isaac Rosenberg, and Ford Madox Ford to the heroic prospects projected by official War Artists like ... More


Sagas and series, 1924–1928

Andrew Frayn

in Writing disenchantment: British First World War prose, 1914-30

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089220
eISBN:
9781781707333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089220.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The novel series of Ford Madox Ford and R. H. Mottram show clearly the development of disenchantment in the latter part of the post-war decade. Both write between the Victorian and the modern, ... More


For facts a most profound contempt: Ford Madox Ford

Jerome Boyd Maunsell

in Portraits from Life: Modernist Novelists and Autobiography

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198789369
eISBN:
9780191831232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789369.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries), 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines Ford’s reminiscences—Ancient Lights and Certain New Reflections (1911), Thus to Revisit (1921), Joseph Conrad: A Personal Remembrance (1924), Return to Yesterday (1931), and It ... More


In sight of war

Sara Haslam

in Fragmenting Modernism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719060557
eISBN:
9781781700099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719060557.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Ford Madox Ford admired Ivan Turgenev, so it is not surprising that one comes across ideas borrowed, perhaps, from him in the later writer's work. In this case, though, there is a development at ... More


Introduction

Sara Haslam

in Fragmenting Modernism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719060557
eISBN:
9781781700099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719060557.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Isaiah Berlin writes in Four Essays on Liberty that ‘historians of ideas cannot avoid perceiving their material in terms of some kind of pattern’. Where modernism is credited with a pattern, and it ... More


Visions in colour; religious visions

Sara Haslam

in Fragmenting Modernism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719060557
eISBN:
9781781700099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719060557.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Developing the discussion of religion, this chapter compares Ford Madox Ford's fantasy novel, The Young Lovell (1913), with the poem ‘On Heaven’, written at the same period. It seeks the religious ... More


Cosmopolitan Cynicisms: George Eliot and Ford Madox Ford

Helen Small

in The Function of Cynicism at the Present Time

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198861935
eISBN:
9780191894756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861935.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter turns to one of the most flexible and complex political effects of cynicism: its taking of distance on the politics of the nation state. It starts by re-reading the old story of ... More


Novel perspectives

Sara Haslam

in Fragmenting Modernism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719060557
eISBN:
9781781700099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719060557.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

D. H. Lawrence's essay ‘Why the Novel Matters’ focuses on issues of communication and plurality as displayed by the effective novel. The relationship between Lawrence and Ford Madox Ford was ... More


Fragmenting Modernism

Sara Haslam

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719060557
eISBN:
9781781700099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719060557.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book is about Ford Madox Ford, a hero of the modernist literary revolution. Ford is a fascinating and fundamental figure of the time; not only because, as a friend and critic of Ezra Pound and ... More


Auto/biografiction: Counterfeit Lives: A Taxonomy of Displacements of Fiction towards Life‐Writing

Max Saunders

in Self Impression: Life-Writing, Autobiografiction, and the Forms of Modern Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579761
eISBN:
9780191722882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579761.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the converse displacement to that considered in Chapters 3 and Chapter 4, looking instead at cases where fiction‐writers colonize the forms of life‐writing, producing a variety ... More


The Rememoration of Some Do Not . . . (Parade’s End, Volume 1)

Seamus O’Malley

in Making History New: Modernism and Historical Narrative

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199364237
eISBN:
9780199364251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364237.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This chapter first argues that Some Do Not . . ., the first volume of Ford Madox Ford’s First World War tetralogy Parade’s End, appropriates the plot and themes of Rebecca West’s The Return of the ... More


Exiles: the transatlantic review (1924) and The Exile (1927–8)

Andrzej Gaşiorek

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume II: North America 1894-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199545810
eISBN:
9780191803475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199545810.003.0040
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the histories of Ford Madox Ford's the transatlantic review and Ezra Pound's The Exile. Both magazines sought to publish innovative work, which both Pound and Ford liked to ... More


Bohemian Retrospects: Ford Madox Ford, Post-War Memory and the Cabaret Theatre Club1

Nathan Waddell

in The Modernist Party

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748647316
eISBN:
9780748684380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647316.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In ‘Bohemian Retrospects: Ford Madox Ford, Post-War Memory and the Cabaret Theatre Club’, Nathan Waddell explores Ford’s post-war revisiting of the pre-war avant-garde party scene in his ... More


Representing Shell Shock: A Return to Ford and Rebecca West

Charlotte Jones

in War and the Mind: Ford Madox Ford's Parade's End, Modernism, and Psychology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780748694266
eISBN:
9781474412391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694266.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Ford’s Parade’s End in comparison to Rebecca’s West’s earlier novella, The Return of the Soldier, exploring the different ways in which their respective protagonists ‘work ... More


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