Ford, Ford Madox at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:
English novelist, editor, and critic. He collaborated with J. Conrad on The Inheritors (1901) and Romance (1903). As the founder of the English Review (1908), he generously encouraged younger writers. He was gassed and shell-shocked in World War I; after the war he changed his name to Ford. Of more than 70 published works, the best known are The Good Soldier (1915), a novel about the demise of aristocratic England in the course of war; and the tetralogy Parade's End--Some Do Not (1924), No More Parades (1925), A Man Could Stand Up (1926), and Last Post (1928)--which explores the breakdown of Edwardian culture and the emergence of new values.