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Peregrine Acland

Posted by Dundurn Guest on December 6, 2014

Peregrine Acland

Peregrine Acland (1891–1963) joined the Canadian Army in 1914 at the outbreak of the First World War and quickly rose to the rank of an officer. He took part in the great battles of the Somme, which he describes vividly in All Else Is Folly.

Brian Busby

Posted by Dundurn Guest on December 6, 2014

Brian Busby

Brian Busby is a literary historian, independent scholar, and writer. He has written two books: Character Parts and A Gentleman of Pleasure. He is also the editor of In Flanders Fields and Other Poems of the First World War and War Poems.

James R. Calhoun

Posted by Dundurn Guest on November 8, 2016

James R. Calhoun

James Calhoun is the archivist for the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada Museum and Archives. A writer with a particular interest in the Canadian literature of the First World War, he is the co-author, with Brian Busby, of the introduction to Peregrine Acland’s All Else Is Folly. He lives in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia.

Ford Madox Ford

Posted by Dundurn Guest on December 6, 2014

Ford Madox Ford

Ford Madox Ford, born Ford Hermann Hueffer, was an English novelist, poet, critic and editor whose journals, The English Review and The Transatlantic Review, were instrumental in the development of early 20th-century English literature.