The Resource E.M. Forster : a biography, Nicola Beauman

E.M. Forster : a biography, Nicola Beauman

Label
E.M. Forster : a biography
Title
E.M. Forster
Title remainder
a biography
Statement of responsibility
Nicola Beauman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"E. M. Forster was one of the greatest novelists of the twentieth century, author of such acclaimed and much-loved books as A Room with a View, Howards End and A Passage to India. Yet in many ways his life has remained an enigma. Homosexual, deeply inhibited, a man who lived with his mother from the time he was born until her death when he was sixty-six, Forster nevertheless created a fictional world of abiding richness and fascination. It is this paradoxical relationship between Forster's life and his writings that Nicola Beauman explores here." "Born in 1879, Forster wrote his first novel in his mid-twenties, and by the time he was thirty-five had completed four more. Yet after he published his final novel ten years later, he never wrote another. Why Forster abandoned fiction, where the roots of his novels actually lay (among other discoveries, Nicola Beauman shows that Maurice, his posthumously published novel about homosexual love, was based on real events and real people), just how his experiences in India and Egypt and the suburbs of London shaped and colored his work - such are the issues that E.M. Forster brilliantly illuminates. It evokes Forster's lifelong obsession with houses, families and inherited traditions, and investigates the effects of his mother's stultifying grasp. And above all, it sympathetically examines, for the first time, the emotional and sexual frustrations that oppressed him well into middle age, and what they meant to his writing."--Jacket
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beauman, Nicola
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6011.O58
LC item number
Z62 1994
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Forster, E. M.
  • Forster, E. M.
  • Forster, E. M.
  • Novelists, English
  • Romanciers anglais
  • Novelists, English
Label
E.M. Forster : a biography, Nicola Beauman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain by Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd., London, as Morgan: a biography of E.M. Forster, in 1993"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Melcombe Place -- Clapham -- Rooksnest -- Kent House -- Tonbridge -- To Cambridge -- King's -- To Italy -- Florence -- Ravello -- To Greece -- Bloomsbury -- Weybridge -- Where angels fear to tread -- Nassenheide -- The longest journey -- Clun -- A room with a view -- Howards end -- Maurice -- The celestial omnibus -- India 1912 -- India 1913 -- Weybridge again -- Alexandria -- India again -- A passage to India -- Abinger -- Hammersmith -- Shepherd's bush
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
x, 404 pages [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780394583815
Lccn
92044378
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)27105882
  • (OCoLC)ocm27105882
Label
E.M. Forster : a biography, Nicola Beauman
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain by Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd., London, as Morgan: a biography of E.M. Forster, in 1993"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Melcombe Place -- Clapham -- Rooksnest -- Kent House -- Tonbridge -- To Cambridge -- King's -- To Italy -- Florence -- Ravello -- To Greece -- Bloomsbury -- Weybridge -- Where angels fear to tread -- Nassenheide -- The longest journey -- Clun -- A room with a view -- Howards end -- Maurice -- The celestial omnibus -- India 1912 -- India 1913 -- Weybridge again -- Alexandria -- India again -- A passage to India -- Abinger -- Hammersmith -- Shepherd's bush
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
x, 404 pages [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780394583815
Lccn
92044378
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)27105882
  • (OCoLC)ocm27105882

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