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E.M.Forster a literary life by Mary Lago

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Published by Macmillan P. in Basingstoke .
Written in English


  • Forster, E. M. -- 1879-1970.

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StatementMary Lago.
SeriesMacmillan Literary Lives Series
The Physical Object
Pagination(192)p. ;
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21297420M
ISBN 100333609565

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E. M. Forster (–) was an English novelist, short story writer, essayist, and librettist. He is known best for his ironic and well-plotted novels examining class difference and hypocrisy in early 20th-century British society. Forster's humanistic impulse toward understanding and sympathy may be aptly summed up in the epigraph to his /5(37). E. M. Forster Born in London in , E. M. Forster is the author of six novels: Where Angels Fear to Tread, The Longest Journey, A Room with a View, Howard’s End, A Passage to India, and Maurice, the last published posthumously. E.M. Forster Biography - Edward Morgan Forster was the only child of Edward Morgan Llewellyn Forster who was an architect by profession and Alice Clara Lily. the Maharajah of Dewas. In his novel ‘The Hill of Devi’ he tells a non-fictional version of his trip. His book ‘A Passage to India’ was published in receiving great. Looking for books by E.M. Forster? See all books authored by E.M. Forster, including A Passage to India, and A Room with a View, and more on

The modern novel in its most cogent and permanent form" - this has been the achievement of E. M. Forster; his masterpiece, A Passage to India, belongs with perhaps three or four other works in English at the pinnacle of literary craftsmanship in this century. Yet for many years Forster's genius was virtually unrecognized in America. Not until , when Lionel Trilling's authoritative and. Aspects of the Novel by E.M. Forster is not a how-to-write book. It is a collection of lectures delivered in the 's by Forster at King's College in Cambridge. The point of the book is to discuss what makes a good fiction novel work. I was introduced to this book from multiple directions at the same time/5. Aspects of the Novel E.M. Forster. Aspects of the Novel is a book, not a novel, comprised of lectures and speeches by the author, E.M. Forster, on what a novel really book was published in , and the speeches were held the same year at the Trinity College of Cambridge. E. M. Forster Biography He attended Tonbridge School, which he hated; he caricatured what he termed "public school behavior" in several of his novels. A different atmosphere awaited him at King's College, Cambridge, which he enjoyed thoroughly.

Maurice was nattered and began to contemplate marriage. But while they were easing off Mr Ducie stopped, and held his cheek as though every tooth ached. 4/5(32). About A Passage to India. Britain’s three-hundred-year relationship with the Indian subcontinent produced much fiction of interest but only one indisputable masterpiece: E. M. Forster’s A Passage to India, published in , at the height of the Indian independence ing on an ambiguous incident between a young Englishwoman of uncertain stability and an Indian doctor eager to. A Quote by E. M. Forster In the presence of these women Leonard had arrived, and he spoke with a flow, an exultation, that he had seldom known. E. M. Forster .   Julian Barnes: I was wrong about EM Forster Put off by A Passage to India in his teens, the author has rediscovered a wry, sly and subversive writer Julian Barnes.