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John Marriott

existential despair it offered the modern subject an opportunity for renewal. 96 Jack London, for example, in the tradition of the urban traveller explored the abyss, recording his observations in The People of the Abyss . 97 And Ford Madox Ford, in the same journey of self-discovery, produced one of the first modernist texts – The Soul of London – which rendered impressionistically the urban landscape

in The other empire
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West Indian intellectual
Helen Carr

– thought of her as Caribbean. An exception was Ford Madox Ford, who first published her in his journal, the transatlantic review , and who wrote the introduction to her first collection of short stories, The Left Bank (1927). With his usual insight, he made clear the importance of her origins for her writing: ‘Coming from the Antilles’, he wrote, ‘with a terrifying insight, and a

in West Indian intellectuals in Britain
Christine E. Hallett

paradis des blessés missionary and then a British staff officer; and moved in literary circles, enjoying relationships with members of the intelligentsia, such as Ford Madox Ford and Percy Wyndham Lewis. The extraordinary qualities of her writing owe much to her range of experiences and acquaintances.28 Born on 15 May 1886, Borden was one of four surviving siblings, and spent much of her time accompanying her brothers on expeditions, fishing trips, and games with other boys. Although something of a tomboy, she was also said to have been feminine in appearance and

in Nurse Writers of the Great War