—“Impressionism—Some Speculations,” Ford Madox Hueffer, Poetry, August 1913At the Oxford University Press blog, Max Saunders discusses Ford’s brand of impressionism: He called his method Impressionism: an attention to what happens to the mind when it perceives the world. Ford is the most important analyst in English of Impressionism in literature, not only elaborating the techniques involved, but defining a movement…He also used the term to cover writers we now think of as Modernist, such as Rhys, Hemingway, or Joyce.

—“Impressionism—Some Speculations,” Ford Madox Hueffer, Poetry, August 1913

At the Oxford University Press blog, Max Saunders discusses Ford’s brand of impressionism:

He called his method Impressionism: an attention to what happens to the mind when it perceives the world. Ford is the most important analyst in English of Impressionism in literature, not only elaborating the techniques involved, but defining a movement…He also used the term to cover writers we now think of as Modernist, such as Rhys, Hemingway, or Joyce.

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