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Ford Madox Ford
1873 - 1939



The Author

Ford Madox Ford, novelist, critic, poet and editor, was born Ford Hermann Hueffer in London in 1873. His German-born father, Dr. Franz Hueffer, was music critic of The Times. His grandfather was the Pre-Raphaelite painter Ford Madox Brown, and his uncle Dante Gabriel Rosetti. In 1901 he collaborated with Joseph Conrad in writing two novels. As editor of The English Review, founded in 1908, he published established writers like James, Hardy and Yeats, as well as unknown like Pound and Lawrence. In 1922 he went to France and founded the Transatlantic Review in Paris (1924). He published work by James Joyce, Ernest Hemingway, Ezra Pound, Jean Rhys, Gertrude Stein and e.e. cummings. During his last years he lived in Southern France, and died in Deauville in 1939.

The Works

The Brown Owl (1891)
The Shifting of the Fire (1892)
The Inheritors (1901, together with Joseph Conrad)
Romance (1903, together with Joseph Conrad)
The Nature of A Crime (1903/09/24, together with Joseph Conrad)
Hans Holbein the Younger (1905)
The Fifth Queen trilogy (1906-08)
The Half Moon (1909)
A Call (1910)
The Good Soldier (1915), ed. Eric Eldred
No Enemy (1921)
Parade's End (1924-28)
New Poems (1927)
The English novel (1929)
It Was the Nightingale (1933)
The Rash Act (1933)
Henry for Hugh (1934)
Vive le Roy (1936)
From Minstrels to the Machine (1938)
The March of Literature (1939)


Eric Eldred's Ford page
The Ford Homepage (Jeffrey M. McCarthy)
Conrad and Ford: The Collaborative Texts
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