England and the English (Millennium Ford) by Ford Madox Ford,Sara Haslam

By Ford Madox Ford,Sara Haslam

England and the English is Ford Madox Ford's three-volume exploration of what it ability to be English, the following released in one quantity for the 1st time within the uk. beginning with the brilliantly impressionistic evocations of the chaotic power of contemporary London within the first half, Ford proceeds to delve into the agricultural prior that has constantly been pointed out as being on the center of britain, ahead of concluding with an research of the formation of the English personality. all through, Ford is the watchful outsider, perceptive, funny and affectionate in the direction of the complexities of Englishness. a desirable creation to the fashion and preoccupations of this seminal Modernist author, England and the English has specific resonance for our personal instances while the feel of nationwide id is back below scrutiny. This variation contains Ford's preface to the one-volume American variation. Sara Haslam's creation units the trilogy in its modern context and descriptions its importance in Ford's work.

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