It Was the Nightingale by Ford Madox Ford

It Was the Nightingale

byFord Madox Ford, John Coyle, PhD

Kobo ebook | October 1, 2007

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Ford describes his encounters with Conrad, Hemingway, Proust, and Joyce, among other writers, with an infectious energy that animates every page of this compelling memoir. This comprehensive new edition seeks to redress the fact that his autobiographical writing remains largely unrecognized. Through this volume, his literary life is made available for the first time since 1984. Written with the generosity, punch, and flair that characterize Ford's novels, it employs a subtle and flexible rhetoric of narrative that fuses the genres of fiction and memoir. Ultimately, however, it tells a story of rebirth, in which the process of literary creation becomes an affirmation of life itself.

Born Ford Hermann Madox Hueffer in England in 1873, Ford Madox Ford came from a family of artists and writers that included his grandfather, the pre-Raphaelite painter Ford Madox Brown, and his uncles Gabriel Dante Rossetti and William Michael Rossetti. Ford's early works were published under the name Ford Madox Hueffer, but in 1919 he...
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Title:It Was the NightingaleFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:October 1, 2007Publisher:Carcanet Press Ltd.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1847776965

ISBN - 13:9781847776969

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