Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Looking for critical literature on Richard Ford

  1. #1
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Jun 2010

    Question Looking for critical literature on Richard Ford


    I'm doing some research on American writers and am looking for critical literature about Richard Ford which does not necessarily praise his writing. Personally, I'm a fan of Ford's writing, but I'd like to know what critics who don't like his work think. For example, I remember having read a review which claimed that 'nothing happens' in Ford's short stories. If anyone can help me find this article and others like it, I'd be very grateful.


  2. #2
    Registered User sixsmith's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Not sure if it qualifies as 'critical literature' but Alice Hoffman had some less than kind things to say about The Sportswriter in her NYT review. I believe that Ford subsequently shot one of her novels and mailed it to her. So I guess there's a lesson there.ā%C2%80%C2%9D
    'Those are my principles, and if you don't like them... well, I have others.' - Groucho Marx

Similar Threads

  1. Polish writers
    By Monica in forum General Literature
    Replies: 28
    Last Post: 12-03-2012, 09:18 AM
  2. Universality and Literature
    By JBI in forum General Literature
    Replies: 30
    Last Post: 12-06-2008, 02:52 PM
  3. Can literature help?
    By blazeofglory in forum General Literature
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 11-27-2008, 02:19 PM
  4. Is opera a kind of literature?
    By Brasil in forum General Literature
    Replies: 87
    Last Post: 06-13-2008, 11:49 AM
  5. selecting books
    By motherhubbard in forum General Teaching
    Replies: 34
    Last Post: 12-08-2007, 02:41 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts