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Marianne Thornton: E. M. Forster and Clapham

Christopher Tolley

in Domestic Biography: The Legacy of Evangelicalism in Four Nineteenth-Century Families

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206514
eISBN:
9780191677182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206514.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter discusses E. M. Forster's biography of his great-aunt Marianne Thornton, which appeared in 1856. It points out that this book is based ‘almost entirely upon family papers’. It notes that ... More


Buying Time: E. M. Forster and the Neo-nostalgic Home

Elizabeth Outka

in Consuming Traditions: Modernity, Modernism, and the Commodified Authentic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195372694
eISBN:
9780199871704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372694.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter turns from the model communities discussed in the previous chapter to the individual country dwelling, analyzing a cluster of efforts to unite modern commercial ventures to the ... More


Forster's Trespasses: Tourism and Cultural Politics

James Buzard

in The Beaten Track: European Tourism, Literature, and the Ways to ‘Culture’, 1800–1918

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122760
eISBN:
9780191671531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122760.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines the views and thoughts of American writer E.M. Forster on tourism, cultural politics, and travel writing. It suggests that Forster considered guidebooks as a branch of ... More


Where Liberals Fear to Tread: . M. Forster’s Queer Internationalism and the Ethics of Care

Lauren M. E. Goodlad

in The Victorian Geopolitical Aesthetic: Realism, Sovereignty, and Transnational Experience

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198728276
eISBN:
9780191794490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728276.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

The first of two chapters to follow the geopolitical aesthetic beyond its mid-Victorian distillations, Chapter 7 explores E. M. Forster’s queer variation on internationalism. Scholars since Trilling ... More


Region:Geddes, Forster, and the Situated Eye

Jon Hegglund

in World Views: Metageographies of Modernist Fiction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199796106
eISBN:
9780199932771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796106.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, World Literature

This chapter reads the fictional articulation of the region as another metageographical response to the form of the nation. Scottish geographer and urbanist Patrick Geddes advances a vision of region ... More


Julian Bell: From Bloomsbury to the Spanish Civil War

Peter Stansky and William Abrahams

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774130
eISBN:
9780804777926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774130.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book explores the life of Julian Bell, a younger member, and sole poet, of the Bloomsbury Group, the most important community of British writers and intellectuals in the twentieth century, which ... More


E. M. Forster among the Ruins

Stuart Christie

in Affective Materialities: Reorienting the Body in Modernist Literature

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056289
eISBN:
9780813058078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056289.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Stuart Christie argues that E. M. Forster’s conative bodies—constituted by their material alliance with other bodies, in this case his Egyptian lover el’Adl, and the North African natural and built ... More


A Single Man and the American Maurice

Lois Cucullu

in The American Isherwood

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683611
eISBN:
9781452949291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683611.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter relates Christopher Isherwood’s novel A Single Man to E. M. Forster’s 1913 homosexual fiction Maurice. In the documentary film Chris & Don: A Love Story (2007), home movies show a ... More


‘Living modernly’s living quickly’: Towards Travelling Light

Emily Ridge

in Portable Modernisms: The Art of Travelling Light

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474419598
eISBN:
9781474434621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419598.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The first chapter charts the emerging influence and impact of a travel light ethos from the Edwardian period to modernism. It pays particular attention to the transitional status of the house in ... More


Writers at war

Jonathan Atkin

in A War of Individuals: Bloomsbury Attitudes to the Great War

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719060700
eISBN:
9781781700105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719060700.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Bertrand Russell was just one man largely thinking and acting alone – and therein rests his reputation. But to what extent – whether in private or public – did similar anti-war concerns to those of ... More


The Third Man: Ethics, Aesthetics, Irony

Deborah Knight

in Ethics at the Cinema

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195320398
eISBN:
9780199869534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320398.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Noël Carroll claims that The Third Man allows us to clarify our understanding of the ethical commitments of friendship. Was it right for Holly Martins (Joseph Cotten) to side with the police in ... More


‘No one is safe from the beggar’s pack’: Portability and Precarity

Emily Ridge

in Portable Modernisms: The Art of Travelling Light

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474419598
eISBN:
9781474434621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419598.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 3 traces the progressive alignment of portability with precarity from the late 1920s to the 1940s against a backdrop of political instability. The unfolding crisis of mass displacement across ... More


Hinterland

Douglas Kerr

in Eastern Figures: Orient and Empire in British Writing

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099340
eISBN:
9789882206892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099340.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses two stories that describe expeditions to India and Arti-Goth. The first is a first-narrative tale about the unpleasant experiences of an Englishman who travels to Arti-Goth ... More


‘I didn’t know there could be such writing’: The Aesthetic Intimacy of E. M. Forster and T. E. Lawrence

Medd Jodie

in Queer Bloomsbury

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474401692
eISBN:
9781474422123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401692.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Medd examines the correspondence between E.M. Forster and T.E. Lawrence, in which new possibilities of both male intimacy and masculine self-understanding were achieved through an exchange of writing ... More


Camp Sites: Forster and the Biographies of Queer Bloomsbury

George Piggford

in Queer Bloomsbury

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474401692
eISBN:
9781474422123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401692.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Members of the Bloomsbury Group wrote biographical texts influenced by the camp style of Lytton Strachey in Eminent Victorians and Queen Victoria. The most noticeable effect of this style is the ... More


Circulating Modernisms: Collages of Empire in Fictions of the Long Twentieth Century

Susan Stanford Friedman

in Planetary Modernisms: Provocations on Modernity Across Time

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231170901
eISBN:
9780231539470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170901.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter uses the modernist principle of collage to put fictions of post/colonialism in Africa and India in juxtaposition. It circulates between readings of Conrad’s Heart of Darkness and Salih’s ... More


E. M. Forster, A Passage to India

Annabel Patterson

in The International Novel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300198003
eISBN:
9780300210408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198003.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines issues of nationality, sovereignty, foreign interference, and the imbalance in power between the West and elsewhere in E. M. Forster's 1924 novel A Passage to India. Written ... More


The Idea of the Heroic

Nathan Waddell

in Moonlighting: Beethoven and Literary Modernism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198816706
eISBN:
9780191858338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816706.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter re-investigates the influence of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century musicology on the representation of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony in E. M. Forster’s Howards End (1910). ... More


The Utopian Underground of H. G. Wells

in Underground Writing: The London Tube from George Gissing to Virginia Woolf

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312236
eISBN:
9781846315978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315978.003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the works of H. G. Wells with relation to the London Tube. It discusses how Wells linked London's underground with science fiction and highlights his contribution to the ... More


Introduction

Annabel Patterson

in The International Novel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300198003
eISBN:
9780300210408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198003.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book examines nationalism and internationalism in today's world through the lens of fiction by focusing on an extremely diverse set of novels from different countries. Writing from the ... More


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