The Cambridge Companion to E. M. Forster by David BradshawThe Cambridge Companion to E. M. Forster by David Bradshaw

The Cambridge Companion to E. M. Forster

EditorDavid Bradshaw

Paperback | April 30, 2007

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This collection of essays, each one by a recognized expert, provides lively and innovative readings of every aspect of Forster's wide-ranging career. It includes substantial chapters dedicated to his two major novels, Howards End and A Passage to India, and further chapters focus on A Room With a View and Maurice. Forster's connections with the values of Bloomsbury and the lure of Greece and Italy in his work are assessed, as is his vexed relationship with Modernism. Other essays investigate his role as a literary critic, the status of his work within the genres of the novel and the short story, his treatment of sexuality and his attitude to and representation of women. This was the most comprehensive study of Forster's work to be published for many years, providing an invaluable source of comment on and insight into his writings.
David Bradshaw is Reader in English Literature at the University of Oxford, and Hawthornden Fellow and Tutor in English at Worcester College, Oxford.
Title:The Cambridge Companion to E. M. ForsterFormat:PaperbackDimensions:310 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.71 inPublished:April 30, 2007Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521542529

ISBN - 13:9780521542524


Table of Contents

Chronology; Introduction David Bradshaw; 1. Forster's life and life-writing Max Saunders; 2. Bloomsbury and other values David Medalie; 3. Forster and England Paul Peppis; 4. Hellenism and the lure of Italy Ann Ardis; 5. Forster and the short story Dominic Head; 6. Forster and the novel Elizabeth Langland; 7. Forsterian sexuality Christopher Lane; 8. Forster and women Jane Goldman; 9. A Room with a View Judith Herz; 10. Howards End David Bradshaw; 11. Maurice Howard Booth; 12. A Passage to India Peter Childs; 13. Forster and modernism Randall Stevenson; 14. Forster as literary critic Gary Day; 15. Filmed Forster Marcia Landy; 16. Postcolonial Forster Peter Morey.

Editorial Reviews

"...the volume itself is a fascinating register of historical fissures and tensions in Forster criticism, and will appeal to a wide readership."
-Jeff Wallace, University of Glamorgan, The Review of English Studies