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The Face of Night

The Face of Night

(1904)
A Second Series of Poems for Pictures
A collection of poems by

 
This early work by Ford Madox Ford was originally published in 1904 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introduction. Ford Madox Ford was born Ford Madox Hueffer in Merton, Surrey, England on 17th December 1873. The creative arts ran in his family - Hueffer's grandfather, Ford Madox Brown, was a well-known painter, and his German emigre father was music critic of The Times - and after a brief dalliance with music composition, the young Hueffer began to write. Although Hueffer never attended university, during his early twenties he moved through many intellectual circles, and would later talk of the influence that the "Middle Victorian, tumultuously bearded Great" - men such as John Ruskin and Thomas Carlyle - exerted on him. In 1908, Hueffer founded the English Review, and over the next 15 months published Thomas Hardy, H. G. Wells, Joseph Conrad, Henry James, John Galsworthy and W. B. Yeats, and gave debuts to many authors, including D. H. Lawrence and Norman Douglas. Hueffer's editorship consolidated the classic canon of early modernist literature, and saw him earn a reputation as of one of the century's greatest literary editors. Ford's most famous work was his Parade's End tetralogy, which he completed in the 1920's and have now been adapted into a BBC television drama. Ford continued to write through the thirties, producing fiction, non-fiction, and two volumes of autobiography: Return to Yesterday (1931) and It was the Nightingale (1933). In his last years, he taught literature at the Olivet College in Michigan. Ford died on 26th June 1939 in Deauville, France, at the age of 65.

 
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Hardback Editions

March 2000 : USA Hardback
Title: The Face of Night: A Second Series of Poems for Pictures (The Collected Works of Ford Madox Ford)
Author(s): Ford Madox Ford
ISBN: 0-7426-3064-1 / 978-0-7426-3064-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Classic Books
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August 1990 : Canada Hardback
Title: The Face of the Night: A Second Series of Poems for Pictures
Author(s): Ford Madox Ford
ISBN: 0-7734-9985-7 / 978-0-7734-9985-0 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Edwin Mellen Pr
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Paperback Editions

October 2012 : UK Paperback
Title: The Face of the Night
Author(s): Ford Madox Hueffer
ISBN: 1-4474-6148-7 / 978-1-4474-6148-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ford. Press
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October 2010 : USA Paperback
Title: The face of the night; a second series of poems for pictures
Author(s): Ford Madox 1873-1939 Ford
ISBN: 1-172-13271-2 / 978-1-172-13271-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nabu Press
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January 2010 : USA Paperback
Title: The Face of the Night: A Second Series of Poems for Pictures
Author(s): Ford Madox Ford
ISBN: 1-141-49896-0 / 978-1-141-49896-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nabu Press
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December 2009 : USA Paperback
Title: The Face of the Night: A Second Series of Poems for Pictures
Author(s): Ford Madox Ford
ISBN: 1-141-11608-1 / 978-1-141-11608-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nabu Press
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