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How to Study an E. M. Forster Novel

  • Authors
  • Nigel Messenger
Textbook

Part of the How to Study Literature book series

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Nigel Messenger
    Pages 109-138
  3. Nigel Messenger
    Pages 139-172
  4. Nigel Messenger
    Pages 173-180
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 181-184

About this book

Introduction

Forster's novels have always given great pleasure to the general reader but they do present particular problems for those who wish to study them in a more systematic way. The elusiveness of Forster's irony, the complexity of his symbolism and the formal ambiguities in structure that are such a marked feature in all his novels, make any analysis surprisingly challenging. In this book, Nigel Messenger shows you how to set about this task.

Keywords

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