War Prose

War Prose

by Ford Madox Ford, Max Saunders
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0814727344

ISBN-13: 9780814727348

Pub. Date: 05/01/2004

Publisher: New York University Press

As one of the major writers about World War I, Ford Madox Ford produced a number of widely read stories, novels, and essays about the war. His four-volume Parade's End has been called "the greatest modern war novel from a British writer" (Malcolm Bradbury). This collection of his other published and unpublished writings illuminates the tetralogy. It includes

Overview

As one of the major writers about World War I, Ford Madox Ford produced a number of widely read stories, novels, and essays about the war. His four-volume Parade's End has been called "the greatest modern war novel from a British writer" (Malcolm Bradbury). This collection of his other published and unpublished writings illuminates the tetralogy. It includes reminiscences, an unfinished novel, stories, and prefaces.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814727348
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
05/01/2004
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Title Page,
Epigraph,
INTRODUCTION,
A Note on the Texts,
Acknowledgements,
I REMINISCENCES,
An Englishman Looks at the World,
'Pon ... ti ... pri ... ith',
Arms and the Mind/War and the Mind,
Trois Jours de Permission,
Epilogue,
From I Revisit the Riviera,
Preparedness,
II FICTION,
True Love & a GCM,
Six Short Stories:,
III PREFACES,
Preface to Their Lives, by Violet Hunt,
The Trail of the Barbarians,
From 'A Note by way of Preface' to All Else is Folly by Peregrine Acland,
The Three Dedicatory Letters to Parade's End,
IV MISCELLANY,
Early Responses to the War,
Joining Up,
Shell Shock,
Western Front,
Reading Behind the Lines,
Illness and Regeneration,
Wartime England,
Lecturing to the Army,
Immediate Effects on the Mind and on Literature,
After-Effects on the Mind, Literature and Society,
Memorialising the War,
About the Author,
Also By Ford Madox Ford From Carcanet,
Copyright,

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