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Fragmenting Modernism: Ford Madox Ford, the Novel and the Great War
by Sara Haslam
This is a study of Ford Maddox 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 Joseph Conrad, editor of The English Review, and author of The Good Soldier, he shaped the development of literary modernism. But as the grandson of Ford Maddox Brown, and a son ...more
Hardcover, 241 pages
Published October 11th 2002 by Manchester University Press
(first published August 8th 2002)
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Good execution of a good premise. Seems to me that it could've spent more time on its second "fragmentation" - that is, Ford's fragmenting of modernism as a unitary philosophy/movement (the first being Ford's acts of fragmenting as being modernist); but I understand that this is the bias of someone looking at Ford for Ford's sake, rather than looking at him for the sake of his role in the literary tradition.