Representing every phase of E. M. Forster's career as a writer, the fourteen stories in this book span six decades―from 1903 to 1957 or even later.Only two were published in his lifetime. Most of the other stories remained unpublished because of their overtly homosexual themes; instead they were shown to an appreciative circle of friends and fellow writers, including Christopher Isherwood, Siegfried Sassoon, Lytton Strachey, and T. E. Lawrence.
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E. M. Forster was one of the major novelists of the first half of the twentieth century. He was born in 1879 and educated at Cambridge. His other novels include A Room with a View, Howards End, and A Passage to India. He died in 1970.Review:
“Have we been as ready for Forster's honesty as we thought we were? His greatness surely had root in his capacity to treat all human relationships seriously and truthfully. . . . And of course, the best realized of the homosexual stories dovetail perfectly into the best of all his work. Even the earliest and most ephemeral of them will be recognized as the frailer embodiments of the same passionate convictions that made for the moral iron of his novels.” (Eudora Welty - New York Times Book Review)
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Descrizione libro Avon Books (Mm), 1983. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 380486113
Descrizione libro Avon Books (Mm), 1983. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0380486113