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E.M. Forster : the novels

Author: Mike Edwards
Publisher: New York : Palgrave, 2002.
Series: Analysing texts (Palgrave (Firm))
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"This guide seeks to explore creatively the fascination of Forster's writing and to show how interesting ideas can emerge from close reading of extracts from the novels. Detailed analysis brings out the delicate balance of the novels - the humour, irony and ambiguity underlying the urbane, readable surface, and their unique blending of realism, comedy and romance. The result is a deeper appreciation of the subtlety  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Edwards, Mike, 1942-
E.M. Forster.
New York : Palgrave, 2002
(OCoLC)606660336
Named Person: E M Forster; E M Forster; E M Forster; E M Forster
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Edwards
ISBN: 0333922530 9780333922538 0333922549 9780333922545
OCLC Number: 46366308
Description: xii, 222 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: pt. I. Analysing E.M. Forster's Novels --
1. First Impressions --
The Longest Journey, Chapter 1: Rickie and his friends at Cambridge --
A Room with a View, Chapter One: Dinner at the Bertolini --
Howards End, I: Helen's letter --
A Passage to India, I: The description of Chandrapore --
2. Locations --
The Longest Journey, Chapter 17: Rickie at Sawston --
A Room with a View, Chapter 2: Lucy in Santa Croce --
Howards End, VI: Leonard Bast's flat --
A Passage to India, XII: The description of the caves --
3. Characters --
The Longest Journey, Chapter 21: Rickie's hopes of fatherhood --
A Room with a View, Chapter Eight: The portrait of Cecil Vyse --
Howards End, V: Leonard and Margaret at the concert --
A Passage to India, VII: Ronny interrupts the gathering at Fielding's --
4. Encounters --
The Longest Journey, Chapter 14: Rickie and Agnes ignore Stephen --
A Room with a View, Chapter Four: The murder in the Piazza Signoria --
Howards End, XLI: The death of Leonard Bast --
A Passage to India, XXXVI: The collision of the boats --
5. Relationships --
The Longest Journey, Chapter 33: Agnes and Herbert discuss Rickie --
A Room with a View, Chapter Nine: Cecil kisses Lucy --
Howards End, XXII: Margaret's relationship with Henry --
A Passage to India, XXXVI: The conversation between Aziz and Ralph --
6. Conclusions --
The Longest Journey, Chapter 35: Stephen and his daughter on the Downs --
A Room with a View, Chapter Twenty: Lucy and George in Florence --
Howards End, XLIV: Harvest Time at Howards End --
A Passage to India, XXXVII: The last ride of Aziz and Fielding --
pt. 2. The Context and the Critics --
7. E.M. Forster's Life and Work --
8. The Context of E.M. Forster's Work --
9. Some Critical Approaches --
Malcolm Bradbury --
James Buzard --
Richard Dellamora --
Nicholas Royle.
Series Title: Analysing texts (Palgrave (Firm))
Responsibility: Mike Edwards.
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